NFL player charged with assault after allegedly punching woman

NATIONAL LEAGUE, Calif.

— A player in the NFL has been charged with assaulting a woman after she was punched in the face in a parking lot outside a Las Vegas nightclub, police said.

Police say the woman suffered a fractured cheekbone and broken nose.

The woman was identified as Brittany Lipscomb, of Las Vegas, and was treated and released at a local hospital.