Antonio Brown faces an active warrant for his arrest in Florida on a misdemeanor assault charge

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown is the subject of an active warrant for his arrest in Florida, according to online records.

According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, the active arrest warrant was issued Thursday for Brown on a misdemeanor assault charge. He has not been arrested at this time.

The order followed a report that the Tampa Police Department filed a petition for a hazard protection order in Hillsborough County, Florida, on Wednesday, but the petition was denied by a judge, according to steelers now citing court documents.

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Under state law, protective orders allow law enforcement to restrict a person’s access to firearms for up to one year if the person is deemed to “present a significant risk of self-harm.” or others by possessing a firearm.

Brown’s latest legal trouble It comes just over a month after a moving truck driver was ordered to pay $1.2 million following an alleged assault in February 2020.

Antonio Brown, #81 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, carries the ball against the New York Jets defense in the third quarter of the game at MetLife Stadium on January 2, 2022 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
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Court documents show that Anton Tumanov and Brown had a dispute over service fees for delivering something to Brown’s home. Tumanov claimed that Brown hit him multiple times, resulting in “serious bodily injury”, for which he called the police.

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Brown was charged but settled with prosecutors in June 2020, when he accepted probation, community service hours, anger management courses and other stipulations to have the case dismissed.

However, Brown was later sued by Tumanov in May 2021, who was ultimately awarded $407,040.80 in medical expenses, both past and future, as well as $792,959.20 in damages for pain and suffering.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown wipes his face as he leaves the field after throwing his equipment into the stands while his team is on offense during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, on Sunday, January 2, 2022. , in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown wipes his face as he leaves the field after throwing his equipment into the stands while his team is on offense during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, on Sunday, January 2, 2022. , in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
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Brown last played an NFL game on January 2 for Tampa Bay, where he walked off the field at MetLife Stadium with Tampa Bay trailing behind the New York Jets.

Fox News’ Scott Thompson contributed to this report.