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article imageBoxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. accused of assault with deadly weapon

By Leo Reyes     Nov 25, 2010 in Crime
Undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr has been accused by a his former employee of assault with deadly weapon, according to a Las Vegas police incident report.
The accuser, 26-year old Quincy Williams, said he first met Mayweather Jr. after his success in the 1996 Olympics. Williams later worked for Mayweather Jr. but said he quit because of low pay.
lvrj.com reports
According to an incident report filed Monday, Williams said he was driving a red Mazda sedan on Arville Road, near Spring Mountain Road, when Mayweather, in a white Bentley, made a U-turn and "tried to run him off the road."
The report said the Bentley did not strike the Mazda, and no other witnesses were listed.
Williams claimed he was once threatened by Mayweather Jr following another similar incident in 2009 and said he feared for his life.
The incident is being investigated by Las Vegas Police and appropriate action will follow according to the incident report.
Mayweather Jr. will appear in court on January 24 for the preliminary hearing of a case filed against him by his former girlfriend and mother of his two children in connection with a Sept. 9 domestic violence incident.
Mayweather Jr. is currently out on a $31,000 bail.
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