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Former Detroit Lions player Titus Young pleads guilty in assault case

Former Detroit Lions player Titus Young pleads guilty in assault case

Former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young pleaded guilty Tuesday in San Diego County Superior Court to one count of assault likely to produce great bodily harm.

Young, a Los Angeles native, was immediately sentenced to two years in state prison, according to a spokeswoman for the San Diego County district attorney. The term will run concurrently with the four-year sentence he is serving at the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco for an assault in L.A. in early 2016.

Tuesday’s plea stems from a series of incidents in downtown Carlsbad on Feb. 1. A police report said Young hounded a clothing store employee for drugs. Another call came in a half-hour later from the Pizza...

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