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Hope Solo, Soccer Star, Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges

Soccer star Hope Solo was arrested on domestic violence charges early Saturday after allegedly assaulting both her sister and nephew at a home in Seattle, Washington, police said.

Hope Solo, 32, goalie for the Seattle Reign FC and a former Olympian, was being held without bail in the south King County jail on domestic-violence assault charges, according to a statement from the Kirkland Police Department.

Her name is listed as Hope Amelia Stevens.

Police said Hope Solo’s nephew and sister had visible injuries. After interviewing witnesses, police determined that Solo was the “primary aggressor and had instigated the assault,” the statement said.

She is to appear in court on Monday.

For more on this story, visit Ray Sanchez (CNN).

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