Police: Chargers Ryan Matthews not arrested

Fight reported at 5th Avenue, Market Street

SAN DIEGO - Chargers running back Ryan Matthews was not arrested after a fight outside a Gaslamp Quarter nightclub Sunday, despite what an online news website is reporting, San Diego police told 10News.

According to San Diego police "Ryan Matthews ... is  not a suspect in any criminal case at this time."

Police are looking into a reported assault and battery incident at SideBar, located on 5th Avenue and Market Street, but would not release further information.

According to an article from the Examiner.com, a witness saw a group of men approaching Matthews and another man outside of SideBar. The witness told Examiner.com that a fight broke out and at least one person involved needed to be taken to UCSD Medical Center.

10News confirmed with San Diego Fire-Rescue that an assault victim was taken from the downtown location Sunday.

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