Pennsylvania police said the Steelers catcher, Antonio Brown, had been driving recklessly after being spotted that he was driving faster than 100 mph on Thursday morning in a suburb north of downtown Pittsburgh .
The WPXI-TV reported that Brown was heading south in his black Porsche on McKnight Road, near the McCandless Crossing Mall, when police saw him speeding up. Officers from the Ross County Police Department were in the area looking for a possible suspect from a bank robbery. KDKA-TV indicates that the posted speed limit on this part of McKnight Road is 45 mph.
According to Kelly Sasso of WTAE-TV, the incident occurred around 10 am Thursday morning, a few hours before the Steelers' game against the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night.
"We are aware of the situation, but we still collect information. We will have no comment for the moment, "said the Steelers in a statement to WPXI.
Brown owns a home in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, about 20 minutes north of where he was stopped for speeding. McCandless Crossing is about halfway between his home and Heinz Field, where the Steelers-Panthers game will take place.
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