According to the criminal complaint, police were called to the bar after an employee reported Kelly for becoming disorderly. Police say the employee told them Kelly had threatened to punch him for skipping Kelly's selection on the jukebox.
Police say an officer accidentally stepped on the foot of a woman outside the bar while confronting Kelly. Kelly told police the woman was with him and became aggressive with officers, according to the complaint. Police say Kelly resisted arrest and was punched multiple times by an officer, who said in the complaint that he struck Kelly in an effort to defuse the situation. Kelly was treated at a hospital for a busted lip.
It was not immediately clear if he had an attorney who could comment on his behalf. Kelly had one interception in 14 games with the Steelers after making the team out of training camp as a free agent. The Steelers did not comment on Kelly's arrest beyond announcing that they had waived him.
Pittsburgh promoted safety Marcus Allen from the practice squad to take Kelly's spot on the 53-man roster. The Steelers play the New York Jets on Sunday.
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