INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Dallas Cowboys linebacker Anthony Spencer was arrested after a disturbance outside an Indianapolis bar after allegedly refusing to leave.
Police say Spencer early yesterday was arrested on preliminary charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct.
The 24-year-old Spencer, who's from Fort Wayne, Ind., was arrested near the Have a Nice Day Cafe.
The police report says a bouncer says Spencer offered to pay for the bar to stay open past 3 a.m. -- the closing time set by Indiana law -- and after being told no, he tried to punch the bouncer.
Spencer was later released without bond. He faces a court appearance Thursday.
Cowboys spokesman Rich Dalrymple says the team is aware of the incident and is trying to get as much information as possible.
Dalrymple declined further comment.
A call to Spencer's agent wasn't immediately returned.
Spencer was the Cowboy's first round draft pick in 2007.
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