VIDEO. United States: filmed hitting his partner, former American football player Zac Stacy arrested after four days on the run

the essential In a video relayed on social networks, the former American football player Zac Stacy violently hit his wife in front of their five-month-old child. He was arrested this Thursday 17 November evening, a few days after the assault.

Former NFL running back Zac Stacy was arrested in Florida this Thursday 18 November evening. The American football player was arrested days after severely punching his ex-girlfriend in front of their five-month-old son, reports TMZ Sports. Stacy is currently in jail in Orange County, Florida. If convicted, Stacy faces more than 15 years in prison.

The thirty-something had struck, this Saturday 13 November, repeatedly his companion Kristin Evans. After attacking her with his bare hands, the former St. Louis Rams and New York Jets player picked her up several times to propel her onto their furniture. The footage was captured in a video, relayed on social networks.

Warning, the following video contains shocking footage.

Once the attack, of incredible violence, passed, the player left the scene, and his wife was able to quickly go to the hospital. Luckily, she did not have any serious injuries.

Two counts

“I don’t know why his friends are hiding him. If you can see him, he drives a white Kia Optima, a 2020 I think or a 2021 “said the victim in a video posted on social networks. “Please, once again, if you see him or know of a place where he might be, please report him or call your local authorities.” According to the Oakland Police Department, the victim is in “an undisclosed location”. Stacy faces two counts stemming from the assault – aggravated bodily harm and criminal mischief, according to police documents obtained by TMZ Sports.

Authorities told TMZ Sports that a manhunt was launched soon after the incident after the player fled Florida state to escape arrest. “Efforts are underway to capture Stacy,” said an OPD spokesman, reported the US press. “We urge him to surrender and face the charges.”

The player has already been removed from his role as youth football ambassador for the Music City Bowl this year. Several NFL stars, including Davante Adams, pleaded for the victim.

I’m not retweeting the video but ZAC STACY NEED TO BE THROWN UNDER THE JAIL. Any man that puts his hands on a woman is a coward. Can’t believe what I just saw.

– Davante Adams (@tae 15 adams) November 18, 2021

If you are a witness or victim of sexual violence, you can contact 15 or 112. You can report this violence online on the public service website, which also offers a search engine to find a nearby police station or gendarmerie, which has an obligation to take your complaint.

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