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James Brown's daughter arrested for car theft

ARRESTED: Venisha Brown

THE DAUGHTER of music icon James Brown has been arrested, after being accused of stealing her boss' care and assaulting her, in South Carolina.

Venisha Brown, who is being held by North Augusta authorities, faces charges of assault and battery, possession of a stolen vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident.

The victim, Hope Ellis Campbell, 46, told officers she had spotted Brown in the stolen Chevrolet Suburban on Sunday and was trying to gain control of the vehicle when she was injured, reports The Augusta Chronicle.

Campbell also alleged she reached into the vehicle to remove the keys from the ignitnion Brown accelerated.

Richmond County deputies were said to have recovered the SUV on Tuesday.

The case continues.

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