Attorney general's office reviewing fight involving McCoy

Written by The Associated Press | Apr 18, 2016 2:14 PM

Buffalo Bills' LeSean McCoy stands on the sidelines during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

(Philadelphia) -- The Pennsylvania attorney general's office is reviewing a district attorney's decision not to charge Buffalo Bills running back and Harrisburg native LeSean McCoy in a Philadelphia nightclub fight that left two off-duty police officers injured.

Solicitor General Bruce Castor said Monday that he met last week with detectives after getting a written request from the president of the police union in Philadelphia.

Castor says that despite spending decades as a prosecutor, he wasn't aware of the rarely used review procedure.

It requires approval from a judge to transfer the case from county prosecutors to the attorney general.

Castor described the likelihood of that occurring as ``pretty remote.''

Police say a fight broke out Feb. 7 over who had purchased a $350 bottle of Champagne.

One officer suffered a broken nose and broken ribs.

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