Hayden Panettiere’s boyfriend, Brian Hickerson, will be arraigned for a transgression domestic assault assign he was arrested for in May after allegedly attack a Nashville star.
The determined actor, 30, seemed in a Los Angeles justice on Wednesday, Jul 10, during that time a decider ruled there was sufficient justification for a assign to stick. A military officer testified during a hearing, observant that she arrived during a chateau to find Panettiere, 29, painful and swollen. The former child star told authorities about 3 apart incidents of purported domestic assault on Hickerson’s part.
The South Carolina native’s counsel asked a decider to boot a charge, claiming that a integrate were both obliged for a purported incident. The judge, who called Hickerson “the aggressor,” declined a suit as good as a after pierce by a profession to discount down to a misconduct charge.
Officer Amanda Findley testified on Wednesday that Panettiere had “marks on her neck” and “bruising on both her arms” after military were called to a L.A. home during 1:45 a.m. in May. The singer had bruising and flourishing on her face and a punch symbol on her arm.
Hickerson could face a limit of 4 years in state jail if convicted of a transgression charge.
Police reportedly found Panettiere with “redness and marks” on her physique after an evidence between her and Hickerson, that led to his arrest. He pleaded not guilty to a assign in May, while a decider postulated a protecting sequence that compulsory him to stay 100 yards divided from a actress.
The Heroes alum’s desired ones hoped that a sequence would offer as a wakeup call. “The confining sequence is a commencement of something good,” a source told Us Weekly exclusively in May. “Change is different, and to be honest with yourself, though everybody is really fearful for Hayden, and her friends and family trust that people with this story do not change overnight.”
Another insider suggested that Panettiere’s family and friends disturbed that a pair, who were initial related in Aug 2018, could be violating a protecting order. “There is not one singular chairman out there who isn’t endangered about Hayden,” a source said. “What Brian did to Hayden is unsuitable behavior, and it’s not to be tolerated.”
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