Allen was accused of performing a lewd act in front of teenage girls while stopped at a red light in Fort Myers.
The Florida State Attorney released a statement saying Allen was mistakenly identified as the suspect.
"After reviewing the case and situation, Mr. Nate Allen should be commended for his patience, cooperation, and understanding," Florida State Attorney Steve Russell said. "Further the victim should be commended for her cooperation and willingness to report the offense."
"It's disgusting to even be associated with something like this," Allen said. "Just the fact that there's an accusation with my name, about doing something that repulsive.
"The whole time I was sitting there in this holding cell, I'm thinking, 'Football isn't even worth all this.' I don't even like considering myself a celebrity. I hate how people idolize us. Because this is the type of stuff that comes with being idolized.
"This is the stuff that comes from it."
Allen has not been charged with a crime, but the investigation remains ongoing at this time. The 27-year-old will become an unrestricted free agent next month after making $3 million last season for the Eagles. He played 15 games in 2014, registering 62 tackles and four interceptions.
The Fort Myers Police Department released the following statement regarding the situation:
On Monday, February, 16, 2015 at approximately 5:00 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department began investigating an incident involving Fort Myers native and NFL player Nate Allen. Allen was subsequently detained and the investigation remains ongoing at this hour.
The 27-year-old Allen played in 15 games with the team last season. He recorded 62 tackles, and picked off four passes.
Allen is set to become an unrestricted free-agent this offseason.
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