Lindsay Lohan escapes assault charges

Lindsay Lohan appears in court during her arraignment

Lindsay Lohan appears in court during her arraignment on a felony grand theft charge at the LAX Airport Courthouse in Los Angeles. (Feb. 9, 2011) (Credit: AP)

Lohan escapes assault chargesLindsay Lohan will not face assault charges, People magazine reports. The Riverside County District Attorney announced Tuesday that the office would not prosecute Lohan for allegedly assaulting a Betty Ford Center employee in a Dec. 12 scuffle. "We are not filing any charges in the Lindsay Lohan case due to insufficient evidence," DA spokesman John Hall told the magazine. Lohan 24, allegedly threw a phone at Dawn Holland and yanked another out of her hand after the employee accused Lohan of getting drunk and returning to the rehab facility past curfew.

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