Judge rules Antonio Brown can remove ankle monitor

Antonio Brown back in court on battery charge

MIAMI — A judge ruled Tuesday that former NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown could remove his ankle to travel the country following his arrest on battery and burglary charges last week, according to NBC6 in Miami.

The judge said Brown cannot leave the country and must call in daily to pretrial services. The Associated Press reports the judge allowed Brown to be released from house arrest as well in order to fulfill contracts with ESPN and comedian Kevin Hart.

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The news station in Miami reported Brown, 31, was released on $110,000 bond Friday. He was originally ordered to wear a GPS monitor, undergo a mental health evaluation and drug and alcohol testing upon his release.

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He was arrested after a fight involving the driver of a moving truck parked outside Brown’s home in Hollywood, Florida.

Antonio Brown to undergo mental health evaluation at judge's order after arrest