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Darrelle Revis facing felony charges after South Side scuffle

February 16th, 2017 at 7:15 PM
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An attorney for New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis said the former star football player at Aliquippa High School and the University of Pittsburgh looks forward to speaking with Pittsburgh police and will turn himself in to face felony charges after a street fight over the weekend on the South Side.

Police said the confrontation, which occurred about 2:40 a.m. Sunday in the 23rd block of East Carson Street, involved at least eight men, two of whom were knocked unconscious for “at least 10 minutes.” One of the men, Dallas Cousins, 22, of Kittanning, suffered broken bones around his left eye.

Charges against Mr. Revis, filed in a complaint Thursday night, include two counts of aggravated assault, as well as robbery, conspiracy and making terroristic threats.

Pittsburgh attorney Blaine Jones, who is representing Mr. Revis, said his client would answer the charges “as expeditiously as possible.”

According to the police complaint, Mr. Cousins and some friends saw Mr. Revis standing along Carson Street shortly after the bars closed, and Mr. Cousins asked him whether he was the seven-time Pro Bowl player. Mr. Revis replied that he was, to which Mr. Cousins replied, “No you’re not.”

Mr. Cousins told police that Mr. Revis, 31, repeated that he was and then became irate, telling …

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