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WASHINGTON (AP) -- A judge has convicted singer Chris Brown's bodyguard of an assault charge following a two-day trial that provided a preview of a similar case against Brown.

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Judge Patricia Wynn on Monday convicted Brown's bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, of a single count of misdemeanor assault. Brown's trial on the same charge will come before the judge next.

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Both men were arrested in October after a Maryland man said Brown and Hollosy punched him outside a Washington hotel.

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Hollosy told police he punched the man after he tried to get on Brown's tour bus. The man told police a different story. He said Brown and later Hollosy punched him after he tried to get in a photo Brown was taking with two women.

Brown told police he didn't hit the man.