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'Property Brothers' star Jonathan Scott avoids charges in bar incident

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2014, file photo, Jonathan Scott, left, and Drew Scott, of HGTV's "Property Brothers" cable television show, mimic traders as they visit the post that handles Scripps Networks Interactive, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Authorities in North Dakota declined to file charges against Jonathan Scott over an April 24, 2016, incident at a Fargo bar. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 02, 2016 - 11:55 AM

FARGO, N.D. - Authorities say no charges will be filed against one of the Canadian twin brother stars of HGTV's "Property Brothers" following an incident at a North Dakota bar.

According to a police report, Jonathan Scott repeatedly refused to leave the Fargo bar at closing time early April 24. A bar staffer told police that Scott said, "Do you know who I am?" when asked to hand over his drink.

Security camera footage shows Scott resisting bar staff while being escorted out. The video shows Scott returning before being physically removed again.

Police asked prosecutors to consider charges of disorderly conduct against Scott. Fargo City Attorney Erik Johnson says there's not enough evidence to establish a crime.

A spokeswoman for Scott says he was trying to defuse a situation "between other people."

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