By CBSBoston.com Staff

ARLINGTON, Texas (CBS) — Former New England Patriot and current Atlanta Falcons linebacker Barkevious Mingo turned himself into police in Arlington, Texas on a charge of indecency with a child, CBS Dallas reports.

Police on Saturday said Mingo was arrested on Thursday night for an alleged incident involving “indecency with a child – sexual contact” that has been under investigation.

According to police, the 30-year-old NFL player turned himself in after consulting with his attorney. He posted his bond, which was set at $25,000.

Mingo won a championship ring with the Patriots in the 2016 season, playing in every game that year including the Super Bowl comeback against the Falcons.

No other information was immediately available.

 

CBSBoston.com Staff