Steelers' Harrison faces charges after allegedly assaulting girlfriend

Updated: March 11, 2008, 9:39 AM ET
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PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison has been charged with assaulting his girlfriend.

Harrison was arrested Saturday after hitting 29-year-old Beth Tibbott at her home in Ohio Township, according to a police affidavit.

Harrison, of Franklin Park, was arraigned on charges of simple assault and criminal mischief. The 29-year-old was released on his own recognizance pending a preliminary hearing Thursday.

On Monday, Harrison apologized for the fight ...

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