LAS VEGAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Las Vegas Police confirm they are investigating Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over his conduct at a music festival there on May 19.READ MORE: Family Desperate To Find Missing Waco Teen, Cameron Diaz
Security guard Kyle Johnson said Elliott bumped him and shoved him over a metal railing.
Someone recorded the incident on their cell phone.
Police handcuffed Elliott for a short time, but he was not arrested.
Johnson said he is pressing charges after the NFL did not punish Elliott.
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Afterwards, Elliott tweeted a statement that included:
I’ve worked hard to make better decisions and to live up to the high standards that are expected of me.
I failed to do that here and I made a poor decision.
On Wednesday, July 3, the NFL ultimately decided the Las Vegas incident did not violate the personal conduct policy and no further action was needed.MORE NEWS: Up To $500K Expected For One As Dallas Company Auctions Prototype Of First US Dollar Coins