Miles Bridges: Charlotte Hornets forward charged with domestic violence and child abuse in connection with alleged assault on a partner

Bridges, 24, faces one felony charge of harming a child’s parent and two charges of child abuse under circumstances or conditions that could result in serious bodily injury or death, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office said. in a statement.

Bridges allegedly attacked his girlfriend on or about June 27 and 28 in front of their two children, according to a statement from the district attorney that mentions a criminal case over the matter.

“Domestic violence creates physical, mental and emotional trauma that has a lasting impact on survivors,” District Attorney George Gascon said in a statement. “Children who have witnessed domestic violence are particularly vulnerable and the impact on them is immeasurable. Mr. Bridges will be held accountable for his actions and our Victim Assistance Bureau will support survivors in this difficult process.”

CNN has reached out to Bridges’ rep for comment.

The Hornets said the team was aware of the allegations.

“These are very serious allegations that we will continue to monitor. Since this is a legal matter, we will have no further comment at this time,” the team said.

Bridges were originally arrested On June 29, he was charged with a felony and was released on $130,000 bail.
Two days later, Bridges’ partner, Michelle Johnson, posted a photo on instagram showing wounds on her face. The photos have since been removed.
Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges has been arrested and charged with a felony in Los Angeles.

Johnson also released an extract from the hospital’s emergency room, describing her as “an adult victim of physical abuse by a male partner” and “assault by strangulation.”

According to the document, her injuries included a closed fracture of the nasal bone, contusion of the ribs, multiple bruises and a sprained neck muscle.

“I hate that it has come to this, but I can no longer be silent. I let someone destroy my home, abuse me in every possible way and traumatize our children for life,” Johnson wrote in a post accompanying the images.

CNN also reached out to Johnson for comment.

Bridges’ indictment is set for Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, the district attorney’s office said.

Jill Martin and Jacob Lev of CNN contributed to this report.