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Cowboys' Elliott Won't Face Criminal Charge in Vegas Scuffle

Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott won't face criminal charges after scuffling with a music festival security guard in Las Vegas.

Prosecutor Steve Wolfson said Tuesday the findings of a police investigation "lacked prosecutorial merit."

The NFL said last month that Elliott didn't violate league personal conduct rules and wouldn't face suspension.

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Elliott was handcuffed but not arrested after police said he pushed a security guard to the ground at the event last May at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Cellphone video obtained by celebrity website TMZ showed an event staffer stumbling over a parking barrier after Elliott bumped him.

The guard initially declined to press charges but later filed a criminal complaint.

Elliott has been absent from Cowboys training camp in a contract dispute.

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