Antonio Brown being sued for alleged furniture throwing incident

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown runs during the first half of a game against the Baltimore Ravens

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown runs during the first half of a game against the Baltimore Ravens

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown tossed furniture from the balcony of his 14-story apartment building in April, almost killing a 22-month-old toddler, a lawsuit claims.

Through the course of their investigation, police determined Brown had become angered and started throwing things in the apartment and off the balcony on the 14th floor.

In the lawsuit, Sternberg alleges the pieces of furniture included two very large vases and a heavy ottoman.

TMZ Sports has obtained multiple police reports involving the Pittsburgh Steelers star - and it paints a picture of a man who was REALLY pissed off after returning to Florida after an 11-day trip. The victim in one of the lawsuits claims a 22-month-old child was almost hit by an item thrown from the balcony.

The Steelers have said they will not be commenting.

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Brown, a Miami native in his ninth National Football League season, has until Thursday to respond to the lawsuit, KDKA reports.

Sternberg claims his child was terrified and traumatized by the incident - he has night terrors - and he's lucky he wasn't killed or severely injured.

The first report was filed on April 23 - Brown told cops he returned to his high-end Miami apartment and noticed $80,000 cash was missing from a tote bag he had hidden in his closet.

According to one complaint, Brown damaged a $35,000, fully furnished unit that he began renting in February and refused to pay for the damages.

According to the Post-Gazette, which cited court records, Brown also is facing a second lawsuit filed by his landlord in connection with the incident also seeking more than $15,000 in damages because of the damaged furniture and other items from the apartment. That lawsuit contends Brown breached the lease agreement by "destroying, damaging defacing the premises, as well as furnishings and appliances" belonging to the plaintiff.

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