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Reports: Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson arrested for assault allegations

According to reports, Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson were arrested for assault allegations yesterday.

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According to reports, Phoenix Mercury star center Brittney Griner was arrested yesterday on assault allegations. Here is an excerpt from

Griner, 24, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct, according to booking information.

Griner was a key player for the Mercury, helping them win the WNBA title in 2014. She was named the league's Defensive Player of the Year, in addition to being named All-WNBA First Team.

Jail information indicates that Griner was released at about 4 a.m. Thursday.

Griner's fiancée, Glory Johnson, was also arrested on the same allegations, according to jail records.

One report by TMZ claims that the two were fighting each other:

WNBA superstar Brittney Griner -- and her WNBA star fiancee Glory Johnson -- were both arrested for allegedly attacking each other in Phoenix yesterday ... TMZ Sports has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us cops were called to Griner's home around 4:30 PM on Wednesday -- after receiving a call about a domestic dispute between the two women.

When cops arrived, we're told officers observed "minor physical injuries" on both Brittney and Glory.

More details to come later.