Glee Star Naya Rivera Arrested For Domestic Battery Against Husband

Glee Star Naya Rivera Arrested For Domestic Battery Against Husband
Stephen Murphy
Stephen Murphy

27 Nov 2017

Naya Rivera, who played Santana in the show Glee, has been arrested for domestic violence against her husband.

Police say they were called to a domestic incident in Kanawha County, West Virginia in the US, where they say Rivera's husband Ryan Dorsey told them she had "struck him in the head and face".

Dorsey showed them mobile phone footage, and officers say they saw "injuries consistent" with the claim.

Here's the statement from the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office:

Police say the pair were arguing over their child.

30-year-old Rivera was arrested and charged with domestic battery 

Mr Dorsey did not require medical attention.

This video captures the moment Rivera was brought in by police: