A battery charge against singer Chris Brown in Las Vegas has been dropped.
Las Vegas police said Tuesday that the man who claimed the star had punched him during a basketball game is dropping out of the criminal case.
Las Vegas police said Brown, 25, was suspected of beating a man who was found at the Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center early Monday.
The man said he was playing basketball at the Palms Casino Resort when he got into a verbal argument on the court with the singer. He claimed Brown punched him and, as he was preparing to defend himself, another person with the singer also hit him.
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Authorities had given Brown the option to sign off on a misdemeanor battery citation after failing to locate him.