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Charge Against Singer Chris Brown Reduced To Misdemeanor

Singer Chris Brown is surrounded by bodyguards as he departs the H. Carl Moultriel courthouse Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, with one of his attorney's, Danny Onorato, second from right, in Washington.
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Singer Chris Brown is surrounded by bodyguards as he departs the H. Carl Moultriel courthouse Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, with one of his attorney's, Danny Onorato, second from right, in Washington.

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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