LeSean McCoy bar fight: What police say about the ex-Eagle’s nightclub altercation

McCoy was traded to the Buffalo Bills last offseason but has continued to spend much of his time in Philadelphia, with much of his entourage spread between here and Harrisburg.

Former Philadelphia Eagle LeSean McCoy

Former Philadelphia Eagle LeSean McCoy

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LeSean McCoy was involved in a fight early Sunday morning at an Old City night club in which off-duty police officers were punched, kicked and stomped and taken to the hospital, according to details from the police report.

It was just before 3 a.m. early Sunday morning at Recess when an associate of the former Eagle approached the off duty officer and stated that a bottle of champagne the officer was holding had been purchased by him, according to the police report. He then began pushing and shoving the off-duty police officer, the report explains.

McCoy, along with NFL running back Curtis Brinkley and another associate, then joined in the melee, according to the report, and “punched, kicked and stomped” the body of the officer. It is unknown whether the officers identified themselves as police.

The officer who had the champagne bottle was treated at Delaware County Memorial Hospital for a broken nose, broken ribs and a sprained thumb. Another of the off duty officers was admitted to Hahnemann and is being treated for a possible skull fracture.

McCoy was traded to the Buffalo Bills last offseason but has continued to spend much of his time in Philadelphia, with much of his entourage spread between here and Harrisburg.

The Bills released this statement on McCoy late this morning:

According to the police report, McCoy and the other suspects were identified through photographs by club security and the off duty officers. A surveillance camera from the area of the club where the brawl took place was not functional.

Police are expected to provide more information later today.

McCoy, also known as “Shady,” has had a checkered past in Philadelphia including controversy over a “females only” party he tried to throw and for once leaving a 20-cent tip at a Philadelphia burger restaurant. He played for the Eagles for six seasons.

The running back was apparently supposed to be in Arizona today to begin his off-season training.

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