Reds prospect arrested for “allegedly knocking a woman unconscious with a rock”


Reds prospect and 2012 second-round draft pick Tanner Rahier was arrested Saturday in Arizona and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after police say “he allegedly knocked a woman unconscious with a rock outside a restaurant.”

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Rahier, 21, allegedly threw a rock at a woman in the parking lot outside Pullano’s Pizza following an argument. According to, the woman had been dating Rahier for about a month and was with him at the restaurant, which is about 25 miles northeast of the Reds’ spring training complex in Goodyear, Arizona.

According to the report, Rahier was intoxicated and refused to pay his bill when he started to argue with the woman, whose name was not released. She managed to get Rahier outside into the parking lot, where he reportedly began throwing rocks at her.

Rahier ran from the scene and then, when police caught him, claimed he wasn’t intoxicated and he didn’t know the woman.