Michael Thomas, the New Orleans Saints wide receiver, was arrested Friday night and charged with simple violence and criminal mischief.

According to ESPN’s Katherine Terrell, Thomas was arrested after an altercation with a worker working on a house in his neighborhood. “The alleged victim stated that Thomas yelled at him about parking in front of his house and issued verbal threats.”

According to WDSU, Thomas allegedly hurled two bricks at a project manager’s truck before pushing him. When the man attempted to film the damage, the recipient allegedly grabbed his phone, according to Eli Brand of WDSU. The man allegedly received threats from the receiver for around two weeks before the incident occurred.

The Saints have said they are aware of the incident and are in the process of gathering further information. Thomas was released by police around 10 p.m. on Friday evening.

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Thomas, 30, has recorded 6,560 receiving yards in 82 career games. He has made three Pro Bowl appearances since he was drafted in 2016, winning Offensive Player of the Year in 2019.

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