Barkavious Mingo has been released by the Atlanta Falcons after allegations of indecency with a minor.
“After being made aware today of allegations involving Barkevious Mingo and gathering information on the matter, the Atlanta Falcons have terminated his contract,” the team said in a statement late Saturday night.Atlanta police
The details of the charges have yet to surface, but according to the arrest record the specific penal code represents sexual conduct with a minor, or causing the minor to conduct a sexual act.
Mingo’s attorney, Lukas Garcia, had this to say:
“At this stage, our side has very limited information, What we do know is these allegations are from over two years ago and are completely untrue. Mr. Mingo is the victim of a false claim, and we believe this is motivated by money or some other ulterior motive.”Lukas Garcia
Mingo signed a 1-year deal with Atlanta earlier this year, he was released feom jail on a $25,000 bond.