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Rodriguez Roommate Drops Charges

April 7, 2002

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) _ The roommate of Michelle Rodriguez has dropped assault charges she brought last month against the actress, who once played a boxer in a movie.

Louise Ann Ward, 21, said in court Thursday that she didn’t want to go forward with simple assault and harassment charges.

Ward walked out of Jersey City Municipal Court with Rodriguez, who said, ``Friends fight, and then they make up.″

Ward told police that Rodriguez attacked her March 16 in the Jersey City apartment they shared, punching her, pulling her hair and briefly blocking her from leaving the apartment. Ward suffered a swollen right eye and a laceration, and Rodriguez was treated for a bite wound at a hospital.

Rodriguez starred as a boxer in 2000′s ``Girlfight.″ Her other films include ``Resident Evil″ and ``The Fast and the Furious.″

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