Updates on Chargers LB Thomas Keiser's Arrest on Misdemeanor Battery Charge

Patrick ClarkeCorrespondent IDecember 31, 2013

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San Diego Chargers linebacker Thomas Keiser was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge on Dec. 29 following a physical altercation with another man at a San Diego bar, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune's Teri Figueroa and Michael Gehlken

The 24-year-old defender was taken into custody by authorities just hours after the Chargers' critical Week 17 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in overtime.

Updates from Thursday, Jan. 2

U-T San Diego's Michael Gehlken reports that Keiser had nothing to say about his arrest after practicing yesterday:

The Chargers outside linebacker did not shed light on a misdemeanor battery charge, under advisement not to discuss the continued legal matter. He addressed the topic in the locker room, comfortable expressing only that he's able to say "literally nothing" about it.

"I have to wait for things to be resolved," Keiser, 24, added. "That's all I've got for you right now."

The public comments were his first since being arrested Sunday for an incident reported about 10:50 p.m., hours after the Chargers clinched a playoff berth. San Diego police said he was involved in a physical altercation with an employee at barleymash, a downtown restaurant and bar on Fifth Avenue. The victim suffered minor injuries and refused treatment from paramedics, police said.