Benson charged; released on bail
AUSTIN, Texas -- Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson was arrested Tuesday and charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly punching a bar employee in the face nearly a month ago.
Benson was booked into the Travis County Jail, where he later posted $5,000 bail and was released. The charge of assault with injury carries a maximum potential penalty of up to $4,000 in fines and up to a year in jail.
According to the Austin police arrest affidavit, Benson was at Annie's ...
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