Local 12 updated the article with the statement from the Taylor Mill Police.
More bad news from Bengal-Land as off-the-field behavior is back in the news.
Linebacker A.J. Nicholson is being processed at the Kenton County Jail on a domestic violence assault charge.
Taylor Mill Police Chief Steve Knauf tells Local 12 a woman at Nicholson's apartment told the officer Nicholson punched her in the eye. The officer observed the injury and took Nicholson into custody.
Nicholson is charged with fourth degree assault, a misdemeanor, punishable by up to 12 months and /or $500 fine.
Back in March, Nicholson was sentenced to two months in a sheriff's work program and one year's probation.
Nicholson pleaded no contest to burglary and grand theft after stealing electronic equipment from a teammate at Florida State.