Petitgout’s attorney said his client denies the charges and is anxious to see his daughters. He said Petitgout has a court appearance tentatively scheduled for Nov. 19.
Petitgout’s attorney said Tuesday the allegations are “baseless” and he intends to “vigorously defend” the former offensive lineman.
The Manhattan district attorney’s office dropped the misdemeanor harassment case Tuesday. Prosecutors told a judge it couldn’t be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
Police say he struck his wife with her pocketbook Friday and then tossed her from the car. His wife took a taxi to a police station and filed a report.