Update: 49ers release TE Bruce Miller after learning of arrest for assault

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49ers fullback Bruce Miller (AP Photo)

CORRECTION: A photo of Colin Kaepernick was originally placed on this post and shared on Twitter. It has been replaced by a photo of Bruce Miller.

UPDATE: The 49ers announced they have released tight end Bruce Miller

SAN FRANCISCO _ 49ers tight end Bruce Miller was arrested for assault Monday morning at Fisherman’s Wharf, according to a television report.

Miller, according to KTVU-TV (Channel 2), allegedly tried to check in to the Marriott Hotel Sunday night but was told it was full. He later allegedly attacked a 70-year-old hotel guest and his son, with both needing hospitalization.

According to the report, Miller fled but was later arrested.

The 49ers issued the following statement:  “The San Francisco 49ers organization is aware of the  media report regarding Bruce Miller. We are gathering the relevant facts of this matter and will continue to monitor the situation.

A call to the San Francisco Police Department was not returned.

In 2015, Miller pleaded no-contest to misdemeanor disturbing the peace after an argument with his girl friend. He attended a 16-week domestic violence counseling course.

A seventh-round draft pick in 2011, Miller moved from fullback to tight end this season. He has 75 career receptions for 734 yards and three touchdowns and survived final cuts to make the 53-man roster.


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