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Atlanta Braves Player Hector Olivera Arrested in Va. After Alleged Assault

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Atlanta Braves player Hector Olivera was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly assaulted a women at a hotel in Arlington County, Virginia. 

Police were called to the Ritz Carlton Hotel in the Pentagon City area just before 7 a.m. Wednesday for a report of a dispute between a man and a woman. Investigators said the woman had visible bruising. She was taken to a hospital.

Olivera and the victim are known to one another. He was taken into police custody; charges against him are pending. 

The 31-year-old left fielder was in town for a four-game series against the Washington Nationals. 

This story reported by NBC Washington.

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