Singer Chris Brown pleads guilty in Washington assault charge

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Posted: Sep 02, 2014 10:01 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Grammy-winning R&B singer Chris Brown pleaded guilty in a Washington court on Tuesday to a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from a scuffle with a fan last year.

Brown, 25, was sentenced in District of Columbia Superior Court to time served in jail, or two days, and was ordered to pay $150 in court costs. The charges stemmed from an October 2013 sidewalk altercation in which a fan tried to jump into a photo with the singer.

(Reporting by Tom Ramstack; Editing by Ian Simpson and Susan Heavey)