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Celtics F Sullinger arrested on domestic violence charges

FILE - This March 22, 2012 file photo shows Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger (0) shooting against Cincinnati guard Dion Dixon (3) and forward Justin Jackson (5) in the first half of an East Regional semifinal game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, in Boston. Sullinger is a possible pick in the NBA Draft on June 28. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

FILE - This March 22, 2012 file photo shows Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger (0) shooting against Cincinnati guard Dion Dixon (3) and forward Justin Jackson (5) in the first half of an East Regional semifinal game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, in Boston. Sullinger is a possible pick in the NBA Draft on June 28. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File) Purchase photo reprints »

WALTHAM — Prosecutors say Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger has been arrested on domestic violence related charges.

A spokeswoman for the Middlesex district attorney’s office says Sullinger is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in Waltham District Court.

Police tell the Boston Herald officers were called to Sullinger’s residence over the weekend for a domestic assault call. He was gone by the time they arrived and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Sullinger then turned himself in to police at about 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Police did not immediately return a call from The Associated Press.

Sullinger averaged 6 points and almost 6 rebounds per game in 45 games as a rookie last season.

It was not immediately clear who is lawyer is.

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