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Dallas Cowboy Running Back Won't Face Assault Charges In Las Vegas

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face charges from Las Vegas police for an alleged assault in May, according to one of Elliott's attorneys and agents. 

On May 19, Las Vegas police briefly detained Elliott after an incident in which a security guard at the Electric Daisy Carnival music festival was knocked to the ground. 

Elliott was released and apologized to Johnson. At the time, Johnson declined to press charges but later filed a criminal complaint.   

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Two of Elliott's lawyers released a statement in July in which they said they believed Johnson was attempting to extort Elliott. 

The NFL investigated the incident as well, and Elliott met with commissioner Roger Goodell in New York. The league later said Elliott would not be penalized under the personal conduct policy.