NHL's Sean Avery accused of shoving LA officer

LOS ANGELES

Authorities say officers responded to a noise complaint at the home of New York Rangers player Sean Avery in the 8000 block of Highland Terrace at about 1 a.m.

Police say when Avery answered the front door, he shoved an officer and then slammed the door shut. But when officers knocked a second time, police say he was cooperative.

The 31-year-old hockey player was booked on suspicion of battery on a police officer. He was held on $20,000 bail.

The officer was not injured.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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