The Dallas Police Department issued an apology via Twitter Sunday morning to Denver Bronco's cornerback Aqib Talib.
#BREAKING CORRECTION - Yaqub Talib 31yrs old was arrested. My apologies to Aqib Talib. Original information reported was incorrect.
— Maj. Max Geron (@MaxDPD) June 29, 2014
Dallas police Tweeted Aqib Talib has been arrested early Sunday morning for public intoxication but in the correction DPD confirmed it was his older brother Yaqub Talib.
According to Major Max Geron with DPD, via Twitter, Talib was throwing bottles and a danger to himself.
Geron told The Dallas Morning News original internal emails said it was the Denver Bronco's player and officials had “no idea he had a brother with whom to be confused.”
According to the DMN he added the identification on the report has now been confirmed and it was Yaqub Talib who had been arrested.
Overnight Aqib Talib's agent Todd France told NBC Sports, it wasn’t Aqib. It was Aqib’s brother, Yaqub. And that Aqib was in bed; Yaqub remains in custody.