Chris Brown assault charges reduced to misdemeanor after pleading guilty

Oct 29, 2013, 23:40 IST | ANI

Chris Brown has been released after being arrested for allegedly attacking a man, as his crime was reduced from a felony to a less serious misdemeanor.

According to, the 24-year-old singer pleaded not guilty and hence was released but is required to stay 100 yards away from the alleged victim, the Mirror reported.

Chris Brown
Chris Brown. Pic/Santa Banta

The ‘Fine China’ hitmaker was held by the Washington police for punching a man and in the process breaking his nose outside a hotel.

The victim was then taken to the hospital and Brown, along with his bodyguard, Chris Hollosy were arrested.

According to sources, the incident took place as a response to someone attempting to gain access to Brown's tour bus. 

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