Hope solo soccer arrested domestic violence

REPORT: Soccer Star
Hope Solo Charged With
Domestic Violence
After Attacking Nephew
and Sister


Soccer star Hope Solo has allegedly been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence.

Reports claim the 32-year-old two-time Olympic gold medalist allegedly attacked her 17-year-old nephew and adult sister at a family party at her house in the city of Kirkland (near Seattle), Wash.

Solo was reportedly arrested before 1 a.m. on Saturday after someone called 911 saying a woman was “hitting people.”

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The former Dancing with the Stars competitor – who was partnered with Maksim Chmerkovskiy on Season 11 – was arrested on suspicion of two counts of domestic violence assault in the fourth degree, which is classified as a gross misdemeanor.

Both her nephew and sister were observed as having “visible injuries" and according to the reports, Solo "appeared intoxicated and upset" when officers arrived.

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E! reports Solo was booked into jail around 4 a.m. and is now being held without bail.

Hope is due to appear in court on Monday. According to Washington state law, if convicted, she would face a maximum sentence of 364 days in jail or a fine of no more than $5,000.