Arrest warrant issued for OBJ following alleged contact with security guard at Superdome

Odell Beckham Jr. joined players after the game to celebrate
Odell Beckham Jr. joined players after the game to celebrate(Source: LSU Football Facebook)
Updated: Jan. 16, 2020 at 10:45 PM EST
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NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - The New Orleans Police Department has obtained a warrant for the arrest of Odell Beckham, Jr. after video surfaced showing the former LSU star wide receiver allegedly touching the backside of a security guard.

The allegations stem from an incident that took place inside the locker room at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome after the Tigers’ historic national championship victory on Monday, Jan. 13.

TMZ and other outlets have circulated the video on social media. TMZ described it as Beckham “smacking” the officers’ behind.

OBJ is facing a charge of simple battery.

The Cleveland Browns issued a statement Thursday just before noon.

“We are aware of the incident and have been in touch with Odell and his representatives on the matter. They are cooperating with the proper authorities to appropriately address the situation,” a spokesperson for the team said.

Beckham is already in hot water for his on-field antics immediately following the game, during which he reportedly threw wads of cash at players, potentially violating NCAA policies.

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