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Falcons Linebacker Barkevious Mingo Turns Self In To Arlington PD On Child Indecency Charge

ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - Atlanta Falcons linebacker Barkevious Mingo turned himself in to police in Arlington, Texas, earlier this week on a charge of indecency with a child.

Police on Saturday said Mingo was arrested on Thursday, July 8, just after 9:45 p.m. for an alleged incident involving "indecency with a child - sexual contact" that has been under investigation.

Barkevious Mingo
Barkevious Mingo mugshot (Source: Arlington Police Department)

According to police, the 30-year-old NFL player turned himself in after consulting with his attorney. He posted his bond, which was set at $25,000.

Further information was not immediately released.

The Falcons announced late Saturday evening that they have terminated Mingo's contract. He had signed a one-year deal with team during the offseason.

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