Chris Brown Rejects Plea Deal, Will Go To Trial In D.C. Assault Case

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Chris Brown has rejected a plea deal and will go to trial in his Washington, D.C. assault case.

On Wednesday, prosecutors announced that they’d offered the performer an agreement by which he’d plead guilty to simple assault and time served.

But Brown’s attorney, Mark Geragos, could not agree with the prosecution on a statement of facts about what happened outside the W Hotel last October, when a man claimed he was attacked by Brown and bodyguard Christopher Hollosy.

The deal fell through, and a trial date has been set for September 8.

Given Brown’s probation in connection with his infamous 2009 assault on Rihanna, he could serve more jail time depending on the outcome.

The star recently left jail after a two-month stint for being kicked out of rehab earlier this year.

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