The Atlanta Falcons have released Barkevious Mingo after the linebacker was arrested in a child sex offense case. The Arlington Police Department told TMZ Sports that Mingo was arrested on Thursday, July 8 on one count of indecency with a child — sexual contact. Mingo turned himself in on his own accord, a bond had been posted and the 30-year-old was later released from custody. “We have terminated the contract of Barkevious Mingo,” the Falcons stated in a tweet.
After being made aware today of allegations involving LB Barkevious Mingo and gathering information on the matter, the Atlanta Falcons now have terminated his contract.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 11, 2021
We have terminated the contract of Barkevious Mingo. https://t.co/31p1hfgJF0
— Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) July 11, 2021
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