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EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - NOVEMBER 25: Trent Brown of the New England Patriots in action against the New York Jets during their game at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

By Matt McCarthy,

Former Patriots left tackle Trent Brown is facing domestic violence allegations stemming from a civil lawsuit filed this week by his girlfriend.

Brown, who signed a record-breaking four-year, $66 million contract with the Oakland Raiders this past offseason, is accused of multiple acts of violence against the victim dating back to 2018.

According to ESPN, a lawsuit filed in Alameda County, California accuses Brown of slapping, punching, and choking the woman on multiple occasions. Brown is also accused of threatening the woman’s life, allegedly saying he would shoot her in the head if she left him.

A police report detailing one of the incidents was reportedly filed in June of this year.

ESPN reports the victim is seeking a jury trial and unspecified compensation. The accusations also mean Brown could face discipline from the NFL under the league’s personal conduct policy.

Brown and the woman have a baby together, according to the suit.

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