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Sean Avery Arrested For Battery On LAPD Officer

New York Rangers‘ enforcer Sean Avery remains in jail on $20,000 bail.  According to a report on TMZ, a neighbor called police to complain about noise from a party at Avery’s home in the Hollywood Hills. Citing “law enforcement sources,” Avery’s response when police arrived was to shove the officer at his door, then slam it behind him.

Lt. Jorge Pardo said Avery was cooperative the second time but was still arrested for his original response.   He also had comfirmed that the officer was not injured.

Avery has made headlines for the second time this week after former teammate Alex Frolov had stated to a Russian newspaper that Avery had used racial slurs in the past, Frolov would later claim he was misquoted by the newspaper.  Also, Avery received some attention when he came out in favor of gay marriage in New York.

UPDATE ESPN has reported at around 12:30 pm Avery was released on bail.