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An assailant broke into a Georgia residence owned by Buffalo Bills Pro Bowl running back LeSean McCoy early Tuesday morning and assaulted McCoy's estranged girlfriend and sought jewelry McCoy had given her, according to Delicia Cordon's attorney.
The man hit Cordon "in the face with a firearm multiple times" and "demanded specific items of jewelry ... which Mr. McCoy had requested back on many occasions," Atlanta-based lawyer Tanya Mitchell Graham said in statement.
Graham released graphic photos of Cordon showing injuries to her face and wrist. Cordon’s female cousin, who was staying at the residence, was struck by the assailant with a firearm.
Milton (Ga.) police said in a statement Tuesday that an adult female was treated and released at North Fulton Regional Hospital, and that a second adult female "sustained a minor injury during the incident."
Graham didn’t allege that McCoy played a part in the home invasion, but referenced recent efforts by McCoy to remove Cordon from the residence. Milton police said in a statement its "preliminary investigation indicates that this residence was specifically targeted by the suspect or suspects, and not a random incident."
Said Graham: "After Ms. Cordon refused to return her jewelry gifts to Mr. McCoy, he would often suggest to Ms. Cordon that she could be robbed because the jewelry was expensive."
Cordon has lived at the home with her children for nearly two years. Graham said McCoy's surrogates have attempted to evict her. She alleged in a court filing that an eviction notice on behalf of McCoy was wrongly given to the woman's 16-year-old son and thus can’t be enforced.
On June 1 while Cordon was out of the state attending her sister’s graduation, Graham said McCoy had relatives, friends and laborers “attempt to wrongfully evict Ms. Cordon from the residence.” Cordon saw the footage on her cell phone, streamed from the security system at the residence, and called police to stop the removal of items from the house.
McCoy changed the security system in the house and did not give Cordon access to the system, according to Graham.
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"Since this morning’s attack on Ms. Cordon, Mr. McCoy has not contacted her to check on her condition or to see what was going on at the residence," Graham said. "She has no idea whether Mr. McCoy was able to live stream to see the incident or to see the law enforcement vehicles, fire truck and ambulance at his home."
Messages left with McCoy’s agent and attorney by USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday were not returned.
A picture of Cordon’s battered face in a since-deleted post on Instagram along with allegations McCoy had abused his own child, drugs, a dog and Cordon previously focused immense scrutiny on McCoy on Tuesday.
"For the record, the totally baseless and offensive claims made against me today on social media are completely false," McCoy said in a statement to his official Twitter and Instagram accounts. "Further more (sic), I have not had any direct contact with any of the people involved in months."
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