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Baltimore County Police suspends investigation into Ravens' Zay Flowers without charges

Baltimore County Police suspends investigation into Ravens' Zay Flowers
Baltimore County Police suspends investigation into Ravens' Zay Flowers 03:01

BALTIMORE -- Baltimore County Police have suspended a domestic violence investigation into Ravens' rookie wide receiver Zay Flowers without criminal charges, according to documents obtained by WJZ.  

The investigation stems from an allegation of a domestic violence assault that allegedly unfolded inside an Owings Mills townhome on January 16. Property records show Flowers is a resident there. 

A 911 dispatcher received a call from a woman who sounded "in distress" and was "crying," but said there was no emergency before handing up the phone. 

Five days after the 911 call, the woman went to police back home in Acton, Massachusetts, according to the police report.

There, she accused a high-profile NFL player of a violent domestic incident in Baltimore County where she was allegedly left with multiple bruises and her belongings were "trashed."

According to the police report, the woman said the brother of the NFL player "also drew a gun" but "got scared and put it [gun] away" after police went to the development to investigate further.

Authorities said during their investigation, she did not name the football player. However, police stated a connection between the complaining witness and the other party was made through social media.  

In the weeks following the report, police said the woman did not provide any additional details about the alleged assault and Flowers declined to be interviewed by police through an attorney. 

The investigation was deemed suspended as of February 16.  

However, the case could be reopened if the department receives additional information.

"For lack of a better explanation, it just means that they've done all the investigation that they're able to do at the moment, and absent any further information coming forward or witness being willing to go on the record or identification that can be made as to the particular suspect in the case, it's no longer active," Baltimore attorney Adam Ruther told WJZ. 

Although personal information was redacted in the report, Baltimore Police Department confirmed to WJZ earlier this month that their agency was looking into the allegation of domestic violence involving Flowers. 

On Tuesday, the Ravens referred WJZ to a previous statement which reads:

"We take these matters seriously and will have no further comment at this time."

Representatives for Flowers did not immediately respond to our request for comment. 

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