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No Vegas charges filed against Chris Brown

What had looked like another legal problem for Chris Brown has evaporated, as the authorities in Las Vegas have elected to not file battery charges against the R&B star.

According to a statement by the Las Vegas Police Department, the man who previously claimed the music superstar had punched him during a weekend basketball game withdrew his complaint.

Originally, the authorities said Brown, 26, was suspected of beating the man, who was in the Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center.

The individual originally had claimed he was playing basketball at the Palms Casino Resort when he got into a verbal argument with the singer. He claimed the entertainer and an associate had hit him.

Authorities had given Brown the option to sign a misdemeanor battery citation after failing to locate him. Signing the citation is similar to accepting a traffic ticket and isn’t an admission of guilt.

Brown’s camp has insisted the singer never was involved in any physical altercation with the unnamed man — claiming the man had “crashed” a private gathering in Brown’s luxurious hotel suite, which included a basketball court where the game was played. When it was discovered he was an uninvited guest, he was ejected from the party.