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Kevin Meaney in the clear over airport incident

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Jun 05, 2014 | 4:22am EDT

Comic Kevin Meaney has been cleared following his arrest for allegedly elbowing a woman at an airport after police determined it was an accident. The funnyman was accused of striking a 29-year-old female while waiting for a flight at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Tuesday (03Jun14). Police arrived at the scene following a complaint and arrested the star, who was subsequently charged with misdemeanour assault. Security footage was reviewed and prosecutors have now determined the contact was accidental, according to a spokesperson for the Queens District Attorney's Office. Meaney will not face prosecution over the incident.

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