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Former Packers running back Ahman Green charged with pushing, striking teenage daughter

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Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green was arrested on suspicion of child abuse.
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GREEN BAY – Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green was charged Monday in Brown County Circuit Court with felony child abuse for striking his daughter.

He also faces a misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct. Brown County Court Commissioner Jane Sequin ordered his release on a $2,500 signature bond after ordering he have no contact with his daughter, 15, and others who might have witnessed the incident Sunday night at Green’s Ledgeview home.

A felony charge of child abuse-intentionally causing bodily harm carries a possible six-year prison sentence. The misdemeanor charge involves a possible 90-day jail sentence.

Green’s next court appearance was set for July 11, to give him time to hire a lawyer. He appeared in court Monday via teleconference from the Brown County Jail while being represented by a public defender, Lee Schuchart, who called the incident “a constitutional issue” involving “parental rights.”

Green was arrested at his home about 11:30 p.m. Sunday after he pushed his daughter and struck her in the head, a…

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