New Pacer arrested for assault

August 16, 2010

Indiana Pacers draft pick Lance Stephenson is facing an assault charge in New York City on the accusation that he pushed his girlfriend down a flight of stairs. NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said police arrested Stephenson after responding to a 911 call Sunday at the woman's Brooklyn home. He said she hit her head on a concrete step, and was treated for head and neck injuries. Police arrested Stephenson on charges of assault, reckless endangerment and menacing.