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Judge Frees Antonio Brown From House Arrest To 'Fulfill Contractual Obligations'

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP/KDKA) -- NFL free agent Antonio Brown has been freed from house arrest as he awaits trial on charges that he attacked the driver of a moving truck.

According to news reports, a Florida judge agreed Tuesday to let Brown travel freely within the United States so he can fulfill contractual obligations with ESPN and comedian Kevin Hart.

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(Photo Credit: Broward Co. Sheriff's Office)

Instead of wearing an ankle GPS monitor, Brown will have to check in with court personnel daily.

His $110,000 bail remains in place and he still must surrender his passport, possess no weapons or ammunition and submit to a mental health evaluation and random drug testing.

Brown turned himself into police in Hollywood, Florida, last week, surrounded by his lawyers and an entourage.


An arrest warrant was issued last Wednesday for his arrst. He faces charges of burglary with battery, burglary of an unoccupied conveyance and criminal mischief.

The charges stem from an incident last Tuesday at Brown's home when police were called for a "disturbance.

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