theGrio: Assault Charges Against Creflo Dollar Dropped

Source: theGrio

Atlanta-based megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar is no longer facing assault charges stemming from a domestic dispute with his daughter, according to NBC’s WXIA affiliate.

Late June Dollar was arrested after an altercation with his 15-year-old daughter. Initial reports suggested that Dollar choked and punched his child, a charge the minister vehemently denied.

“I will say this emphatically: I should have never been arrested,” Dollar said in his first public appearance two days after police charged him with misdemeanor counts of battery and cruelty to children.

He went on to call the accusations against him “exaggeration and sensationalism.”

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