- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 27, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors are offering Washington Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth a deal in a sexual abuse case against him.

Prosecutors have filed paperwork in D.C. Superior Court saying that if Haynesworth agrees to plead guilty to a charge of simple assault, they will drop the sexual abuse charge. If convicted on the sexual abuse charge, Haynesworth faces up to six months in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.

A message left for Haynesworth’s attorney, A. Scott Bolden, was not immediately returned Wednesday.
Haynesworth has until May 17 to decide whether to accept the plea offer.

Click here to view Haynesworth complaint.


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