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NY Jets Accuser

NOT PRESSING CHARGES

In Alleged Slap Incident

5/20/2014 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The woman who claims she was slapped by NY Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman has decided she will NOT pursue criminal charges ... sources directly involved with the situation tell TMZ Sports

We broke the story ... the woman filed a police report claiming Thurman put 5-fingers to her face when she turned down his advances in a NJ restaurant last week.

NY Jets coach Rex Ryan came to his defense -- saying Thurman would NEVER hit a woman. 

Police investigated the allegation -- and told the woman if she wanted to pursue the case, she would have to file new paperwork with the municipal court to get the case in front of a judge.

But now we've learned ... the woman does NOT want to pursue the case any further -- and will drop it ... meaning Thurman is off the hook. 

We're told the woman is not backing down from her story -- but is telling friends she feels like she accomplished what she wanted -- which was to "bring awareness to Thurman's behavior."

In other words ... case closed.

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17 COMMENTS

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1.

BLUE UGLY 💩    

Another woman beater

72 days ago
2.

jc    

"The woman" should be identified, as every witness has said she's full of it, the photos suggest he's too far away to have hit her and instead was waving his hand for her to "get out of here" or something to that effect. It's basically some nut who gets to freely slander someone and walk away assuming he won't bother to sue her.

72 days ago
3.

NOT ELMO    

Dennis Thurman LOVES GODZILLA'S FARTS....

72 days ago
4.

01void    

Whew, that was close,he can stop sweating now

72 days ago
5.

Truth    

TMZ ARE IDIOTS. NY DAILY NEWS DID MORE RESEARCH. THE OWNER OF THE BAR, BARTENDER, AND 13 OTHER PEEPS SAID THURMAN NEVER HIT THE CHIC. OF COURSE TMZ RUSHES WITH THE FAKE STORY AND CONTINUES WITH THE LIE. #TRUTH!!

72 days ago
6.

Unbroken Chain    

Believe me, she will be suing

72 days ago
7.

c    

Rex Ryan is a ****ing moron.

71 days ago
8.

anony    

In other words, he wrote her a niiiiice check to buy her silence.

71 days ago
9.

FREEDOM    

BIG PAYOFF TO SILENCE HER.

71 days ago
10.

FREEDOM    

SHE REALLY PUTS WOMEN TO SHAME.

71 days ago
11.

FREEDOM    

WHAT A MAJOR COVER UP ON BEHALF OF THERMAN, THE BAR AND ATTORNEYS. $$$$$$ WAS MORE IMPORTANT TO HER THEN PURSUING JUSTICE FOR GETTING HIT.

71 days ago
12.

gprints    

The woman is backing down because she's a fukken liar. She was in trouble before for making false accusations.

69 days ago
13.

Zak    

All a woman has to say is "he hit me" and he's automatically guilty right?????!!? Lying hoodrat

68 days ago

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