#GlobalNews: “Exclusive: Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna pictured in holding cell after arrest for assault “

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Global News has obtained an unique picture of Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna in a holding cell following his arrest for assault.

The all-star reliever is seen sitting on a bench along with his legs outstretched carrying a darkish shirt and pants.

Police mentioned an expert requirements investigation has been launched into the leaked {photograph}.

Toronto police mentioned Osuna, 23, was charged on Tuesday in relation to an incident that occurred in a single day.

READ MORE: Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna positioned on depart after being charged with assault

Authorities didn’t present any particulars on the circumstances of his arrest to guard the identification of the alleged sufferer.

A police supply confirmed to Global News that the arrest occurred within the 14 division and that it was a “domestic related” incident.

The supply mentioned that police noticed “significant injuries” on the alleged sufferer, who supplied a video assertion to officers.

It was the concierge on the entrance desk of the residence who referred to as police, the supply added.

Ron Waksman, vice-president of reports content material for Global News and Corus Radio, instructed Global News Radio 640 Toronto’s Kelly Cutrara Wednesday afternoon that there was “a little bit of criticism, more like feedback” in response to the publication of the photograph.

However, he mentioned there are good causes to supply as a lot info as attainable in an effort to get a fuller understanding of what occurred.

“When you have a favourite son of a city, a high-profile athlete – somebody young that typically people want to get behind, this sort of an athlete, this sort of a person – and when this kind of a thing happens, there’s disappointment,” Waksman mentioned.

He mentioned justice must be clear and seen to be finished.

“There is a very deep cynicism in society today, and we hear it all the time and I’m sure you hear it, that celebrities, and sports figures, and the powerful get special treatment under the law,” Waksman instructed Cutrara.

“I think this picture makes it pretty clear that the suspect in this case was, at least on the surface, subject to exactly the same judicial process and circumstances as any ordinary citizen would be.”

The Blue Jays nearer has since been placed on administrative depart by Major League Baseball (MLB).

MLB mentioned in a press release on Tuesday that they take the allegations significantly and are investigating the circumstances of Osuna’s arrest.

VIDEO: Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna charged with assault





The Blue Jays had deliberate to host a free Roberto Osuna T-shirt promotion on the Rogers Centre on Thursday however that was scrapped to characteristic infielder Yangervis Solarte as a substitute.

Osuna is scheduled to look in court docket on June 18.

— With a file from Kerri Breen

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