Mackensie Alexander arrested while search for his father continues (Photo by USAToday Sports)
On Tuesday it was learned that former Clemson and current Cincinnati Bengal Mackensie Alexander had left training camp to return home to Florida as authorities searched for his missing father, Jean Alexander, who has been missing since Monday.
It is now being reported by Tom Pelissero of NFL.com that Alexander was arrested Tuesday night on the charge of battery by Collier (Fla.) County Sheriff’s Department. this is according to a booking record.
According to a report from ESPN:
“An arrest report obtained Wednesday by ESPN says Alexander and another man, Evins Clement, arrived with law enforcement at the home of the victim to “‘discuss an incident that had transpired the day prior.'”ESPN
“After the enforcement officer left, Alexander and Clement attempted to get information regarding the incident, according to the report. When the man would not get in their vehicle, the report says, Clement held the man down as Alexander allegedly hit the man in the face, which caused minor injuries.”ESPN
The search for Jean, who was last seen when he went berry picking with a friend in Florida, continued into Tuesday. As of this article, Mackensie Alexander is still in custody.
Authorities are still asking that anyone that has any information please call the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office at (863)763-3117.