Former Bengal faces assault charges in American Samoa

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2012, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Cincinnati. Court filings allege former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces charges used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair while on a trip to Hawaii. Fanene has been charged in the District Court of American Samoa with eight felonies, including kidnapping and assault, and five misdemeanors. He has been released on $100,000 bail and will appear in court next week.

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