No plea deal so far for Tigers' Young in NYC case - WNEM TV 5

No plea deal so far for Tigers' Young in NYC case

NEW YORK (AP) - Prosecutors are not offering a plea deal to Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young, who's accused of making anti-Semitic remarks during a fight outside a New York hotel.

Young was briefly in a Manhattan court Tuesday for an update on his misdemeanor hate-crime harassment case. A prosecutor says he isn't making any plea offer, at least for now.

Police say Young yelled anti-Jewish epithets at a group of tourists, got into a tussle and tackled one to the ground last month. The Tigers were in New York to play the Yankees.

Defense lawyer Daniel Ollen (OH'-lehn) has said Young reacted to something said to him. Young has said he regrets what happened.

He declined to comment Tuesday. He's free on $5,000 bond and due back in court Aug. 2.

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