As first broken by Pro Wrestling Sheet, Wrestling Rumors has confirmed that former WWE Cruiserweight Champion Rich Swann has been arrested and is now behind bars.

The Alachua County Sheriff in Florida has explained that Swann was taken into custody around 12am on Sunday with no bond amount being listed.

The charges are listed as battery and kidnap/false imprisonment of an adult.

At this time, there is not much else known about the arrest and we have no idea what the aftermath of such an event will be.

WWE do possess the ability to release superstars if they are arrested or are in trouble with the law to some degree. If Swann is indeed guilty of these charges, he may indeed be the next superstar released from the company.

Stay tuned to Wrestling Rumors as we provide you with further updates throughout the day as we learn more on the situation.

If you would like to look back on Swann capturing the WWE Cruiserweight Championship, we have provided the video down below.

A look back at Rich Swann's WWE Cruiserweight Title victory: Raw, Dec. 5, 2016

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