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Donald Trump's campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, was charged with misdemeanor battery on Tuesday, stemming from an incident involving former Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields, according to reports.

The arrest report from the Jupiter Police Department said Lewandowski was charged for grabbing and bruising Fields' arm at a Trump campaign event on March 8.

The Trump campaign has released a statement:

Mr. Lewandowski is absolutely innocent of this charge. He will enter a plea of not guilty and looks forward to his day in court. He is completely confident that he will be exonerated.

Mr. Lewandowski is represented by Scott Richardson of The Law Office of Scott N. Richardson, P.A. in West Palm Beach, and Kendall Coffey of Coffey Burlington in Miami.

Inquiries are to be directed to Mr. Richardson's office.

Trump also took to Twitter to defend Lewandowski:

Lewandowski is due in court on May 4.

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