Washington Redskins defensive back Montae Nicholson was arrested early Tuesday morning and charged with assault following a fight at One Loudoun’s town center.
According to the Sheriff’s Office report, deputies were called to the area just before 2 a.m. Dec. 18 for a report of a fight. Two victims, an adult male and an adult female, were located at the scene. Both reported being assaulted by another male and female.
An investigation determined that Montae M. Nicholson, 23, of Ashburn, assaulted the male victim, and female suspect, Sydney A. Maggiore, 24, of Vienna, struck the female victim with a bottle and also assaulted the male victim.
One of the victims reported the altercation occurred after the suspects pulled up in a vehicle and honked the horn at them. An argument ensued and escalated to a physical altercation.
Nicholson was charged with assault and battery and drunk in public. He was held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on a $2,500 secured bond. Maggiore was charged with malicious wounding and assault and battery. She remains held without bond.
Both victims were taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries described as serious but not life-threatening injuries.
Nicholson is a backup defensive back who plays on special teams.