April 27, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) - A charge against Grammy Award-winning R&B singer Chris Brown has been reduced to a misdemeanor and he has been ordered released.
Brown made his first appearance in a Washington courtroom Monday afternoon. He had been charged with felony assault after he was arrested Sunday following an altercation outside a Washington hotel.
The charge was reduced Monday afternoon to simple assault.
He has another court appearance on Nov. 25.
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