WWE wrestler Rich Swann arrested for battery and kidnapping

WWE wrestler Rich Swann has been suspended following his arrest in Florida, where he is charged with battery and the kidnapping or false imprisonment of his wife, Vannarah Riggs, better known under her ring name, Su Yung.

Per the Gainesville arrest report, Swann was critiquing Yung’s performance from her Saturday show while the couple was in the car together. Riggs became scared that the argument was going to escalate, and she got out of her husband’s car. A witness then says Swann chased Riggs, put her in a headlock and shoved her back in the vehicle. The witness further told police that Riggs was beating on the window from the inside, screaming for help. Swann denies physically touching Riggs.

“WWE has zero tolerance for matters involving domestic violence, and per our policy, Rich Swann has been suspended indefinitely following his arrest,” WWE said in a statement Sunday morning.

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A video shot by a bystander shows comedian Hannibal Buress being arrested Saturday night by Miami Police. Buress was charged with disorderly intoxication, according to the Miami New Times.

The video, which you can watch above, shows a handcuffed Buress outside a police car speaking to two officers. “Am I under arrest?” he asks the officers. When he is told he is, he asks, “for what? Explain what I’m detained for. Explain what I’m detained for.”

An officer can be heard telling Buress that he is being detained for trespassing.

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Buress then says to the officer, “you’re goofy as f*ck. I know you’re goofy as f*ck right now.”

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WWE Superstar Rich Swann arrested for false imprisonment, battery

Dec. 11 (UPI) — WWE Superstar Rich Swann was arrested in Gainesville, Fla. Saturday night where he was charged with falsely imprisoning and battering his wife, Vannarah Riggs.

The incident occurred while Swann was driving Riggs, an independent wrestler known as Su Yung, following one of her matches when the pair got into an argument.

“[Swann] was critiquing [his wife’s] performance and began getting angry with her,” the Gainesville Police Department said in an arrest document that was released on Twitter.

Riggs then exited the car in the middle of traffic which led to Swann grabbing her by the arm and then around her neck. “He placed her in a headlock and dragged her back to the vehicle,” the arrest statement continues and cites witnesses proclaiming that the wrestler “shoved her back in the car while she screamed for help.”

The car was not in park during the confrontation and continued to move until it hit a telephone poll. Swann denied to police that he touched his wife and that Riggs got back into the car on her own.

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WWE Superstar Rich Swann Arrested for Kidnapping and False Imprisonment


WWE Superstar Rich Swann has been arrested in Florida and charged with kidnapping and false imprisonment.

The Gainesville Police Department reported the news Sunday:

According to the Mirror (h/t Joshua Gagnon of WrestlingInc), Swann could be sentenced to up to five years in prison if convicted on the kidnapping charge. He was also charged with battery and is being held at the Alachua County Jail, per the report.

The 26-year-old tried out for the WWE in 2014 and moved to NXT a year later before making his debut on Raw in 2016. He won the Cruiserweight Championship on the first episode of 205 Live but eventually lost the title to Neville.

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