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July 28, 2013

Cleveland police release more details on Tanner Scheppers' assault

Cleveland police spokesman Sgt. Sammy Morris sent out an email today with more details regarding Tanner Scheppers' assault that occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. Friday in downtown Cleveland.

Here is what his email read:

"The preliminary investigation reveals that on Friday, July 26, at approximately 2:30 a.m. Texas Ranger pitcher Tanner Scheppers was involved in a physical altercation at Panini's Bar located on W. 6th Street. Further investigation reveals that the altercation was called in by Downtown Alliance workers and that Third District officers responded to the scene to investigate. Once on scene officers attempted to get information from Scheppers for a report however, he refused to provide information and refused to make a police report. Further, officers called for EMS and he refused medical attention and EMS was disregarded. The officers then conveyed Scheppers and another male to the Ranger's team hotel.

"There is nothing further at this time."

-- Drew Davison


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