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Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 04/24/2012

Deion Sanders’s estranged wife arrested as Sanders tweets domestic incident


Deion and Pilar Sanders in 2008 (Peter Kramer / AP)
The estranged wife of NFL Network analyst Deion Sanders remained in jail Tuesday morning after her arrest on a misdemeanor assault charge Monday night stemming from a domestic incident that Sanders shared as it was happening on Twitter.

“Pray for me and my kids now!”Sanders tweeted shortly after 6 p.m. “They just witnessed their mother and a friend jump me in my room. She's going to jail n I'm pressing charges!”

The Collin County (Texas) website showed that Pilar Sanders had been arrested and booked into jail on a family violence charge. Although the two are divorcing, the Dallas Morning News reports that they continue to share a Collin County mansion.

“I'm sad my boys witnessed this mess,” Sanders said in a tweet he later deleted, “but I warned the police department here that she was gone try n harm me and my boys. This is on my mama!”

Sanders tweeted a photo of himself and his sons (ages 10 and 12) filling out complaint paperwork.

“Thank God for this platform to issue the Truth,” he said in another tweet that has since been deleted.he tweeted.

Sanders filed for divorce in December and Pilar Sanders filed a $200 million lawsuit against Sanders and his daughter Deiondra in March, according to the Dallas Morning News.

There has been no comment yet from Pilar Sanders.

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