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WWE star Rich Swann held without bail for assaulting wife

WWE star Rich Swann held without bail for assaulting wife

As noted, WWE Cruiserweight Rich Swann was arrested over the weekend on charges of battery and false imprisonment.

Meanwhile, Swann was accused of kidnapping and battering his wife, Vannarah Riggs, as well as false imprisonment, following an altercation that took place while they were inside their auto. Their story also confirmed that Swann's case has already been assigned a judge.

WWE issued a statement within hours of the arrest that Swann was "indefinitely suspended" due to his actions.

"[Swann] was critiquing [his wife's] performance and began getting angry with her", the Gainesville Police Department said in an arrest document that was released on Twitter. "WWE has zero tolerance for concerns regarding domestic violence, and per our policy, Rich Swann has been suspended indefinitely post his arrest", WWE said in a statement. However, the WWE superstar stopped in the middle of the traffic and grabbed his wife by her arm.

In the state of Florida kidnapping is a 3rd-degree felony which could send Swan to prison for up to 5 years along with a $5,000 fine if convicted.

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Swann allegedly grabbed Riggs' arm, put her in a headlock and attempted to get her back inside the vehicle while she was screaming.

Swann is being held without bail in a Florida jail after he was arrested Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017and charged with battery and false imprisonment. Penalties include a $1,000 fine, one year in jail or 12-month probation.

A witness told police that Riggs jumped out of Swann's slowly moving auto.

A witness on the scene said that Riggs was scared and yelling for help as Swann drove away. "The vehicle was not in park and continued to roll until it hit a telephone pole", the complaint said. He gave chase to his wife and yelled for her "to get back in the vehicle", police said in the arrest warrant. He said the reason he went after her was she had the Global Positioning System directions on her phone and he wanted to get home.


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