That could lead to a dismissal of the charges.
21-year-old Charles Worthington has pleaded not guilty to first degree assault.
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According to the New Haven Register (http://bit.ly/2x3WDNn) , the judge who denied the request told Worthington that, because of the seriousness of the allegations, he is not eligible for accelerated rehabilitation.
Worthington is being held on $1 million bond.
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