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Shoving Police Officer, NHL Star Sean Avery Arrested for Battery

August 6, 2011 (4:45 am) GMT
The New York Rangers forward allegedly challenged cops to fight him and called them 'fat little pigs' before slamming his front door on them early Friday morning, August 5.
Sean Avery

Sean Avery has picked the wrong crowd to mess with. The NHL star ended up being arrested in Los Angeles early Friday morning, August 5, after he allegedly shoved a police officer who responded a neighbor's complaint about loud music at his Hollywood home.

TMZ reported that the shoving happened after the 31-year-old threw verbal challenges at the cops. Words are, he called them, "Fat little pigs," and even challenged them to fight him by saying, "Come back without your badges." He then pushed one officer and slammed shut the front door.

After the officers warned him they would break the door if he refused to open it, the ex-boyfriend of decided to cooperate. He was booked on suspicion of battery on a police officer, and was released within hours after posting $20,000 bail. A court appearance was set for September 2.

New York Rangers, where Sean plays as forward, refused to comment on the arrest. Kaley Hoffman, a spokeswoman for the company, said in a statement, "We will discuss the matter with Sean and have no further comment at this time."

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