Josh Hamilton gets fine, community service for unlawful restraint of child

Former Texas Rangers star Josh Hamilton was sentenced for beating an underage family member in 2019.

Under an agreement with the Tarrant County District Attorney, Hamilton pleaded guilty to unlawful restraint. He had been indicted on a felony injury to a child charge.

An arrest affidavit says he threw a water bottle and chair at the child, then hit the child repeatedly on the legs and back. 

Under the agreement, Hamilton must pay a $500 fine, perform community service and attend anger management as well as parenting classes.


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