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Frank Gore grabbed a naked woman by her hair and dragged her down the hallway of an Atlantic City hotel after a previous NFL running back, according to a report.
An altercation ensued on July 31, leading to a simple assault on Gore. The incident took place on the 59th floor of the Havana Tower at Tropicana Atlantic City.
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“Officers arrived to find the victim, a 28-year-old female from Miami, Florida, who was speaking with hotel security,” Atlantic City police said in a news release. “The victim showed no signs of injury and no charges were filed at the time. However, a subsequent investigation resulted in Franklin Gore being charged with simple assault related to the domestic violence incident.”
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Gore “forcefully” grabbed the woman and “violently” dragged her, TMZ Sports reported, citing police records. He was not originally arrested, but charges came several days later after further investigation into the incident, police said.
Gore, 39, is expected to appear in court in mid-October. He has not commented on the allegations.
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Gore’s 16,000 rushing yards are the third most all-time in the NFL, behind Hall of Famers Emmitt Smith and Walter Payton.
Gore was named to the All-2010 team and was a five-time Pro Bowler playing for the San Francisco 49ers, Indianapolis Colts, Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins and New York Jets.