Martese Johnson, Virginia student bloodied in arrest, won't face charges

University of Virginia student Martese Johnson, left, shown March 19, 2015, with lawyer Daniel Watkins, needed stitches after his arrest a week earlier in Charlottesville, Va. (Andrew Shurtleff, Daily Progress)

A Virginia commonwealth's attorney dropped charges Thursday against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a Charlottesville bar sparked outrage and protests.

A Virginia commonwealth's attorney dropped charges Thursday against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a Charlottesville bar sparked outrage and protests.

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A Virginia commonwealth's attorney dropped charges Thursday against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a Charlottesville bar sparked outrage and protests.

A Virginia commonwealth's attorney dropped charges Thursday against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a Charlottesville bar sparked outrage and protests.

A Virginia commonwealth's attorney dropped charges Thursday against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a Charlottesville bar sparked outrage and protests.

A Virginia commonwealth's attorney dropped charges Thursday against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a Charlottesville bar sparked outrage and protests.

A Virginia commonwealth's attorney dropped charges Thursday against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a Charlottesville bar sparked outrage and protests.

A Virginia commonwealth's attorney dropped charges Thursday against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a Charlottesville bar sparked outrage and protests.

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A Virginia commonwealth's attorney dropped charges Thursday against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a Charlottesville bar sparked outrage and protests.

A Virginia commonwealth's attorney dropped charges Thursday against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a Charlottesville bar sparked outrage and protests.

A Virginia commonwealth's attorney dropped charges Thursday against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a Charlottesville bar sparked outrage and protests.

A Virginia commonwealth's attorney dropped charges Thursday against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a Charlottesville bar sparked outrage and protests.

A Virginia commonwealth's attorney dropped charges Thursday against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a Charlottesville bar sparked outrage and protests.

A Virginia commonwealth's attorney dropped charges Thursday against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a Charlottesville bar sparked outrage and protests.

A Virginia commonwealth's attorney dropped charges Thursday against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a Charlottesville bar sparked outrage and protests.

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