Police: Soccer Star Hope Solo Arrested For Assault

Police say U.S. women’s soccer star Hope Solo has been arrested at a suburban Seattle home for assaulting her sister and nephew.

Officers say they responded just before 1 a.m. Saturday, after receiving a 911 call that a woman at the Kirkland residence was hitting people. Police say they found Solo intoxicated and upset, and they saw injuries on her 17-year-old nephew and her sister.

A news release from Kirkland police said officers arrested Solo after speaking with those present and determining that Solo was the aggressor.

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She was arrested for investigation of two counts of fourth-degree domestic violence assault and booked into jail. She is expected to appear Monday at Kirkland Municipal Court.

Solo is a goalkeeper for the U.S. women’s national team. She is married to former Seattle Seahawk Jerramy Stevens.

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