Grand jury indicts Manziel in domestic violence case

FILE PHOTO: In this May 26, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel looks to pass during an NFL organized training activity in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

A Dallas County grand jury has handed down a true bill of indictment against former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, a source told ABC-affiliate WFAA.

WFAA reports the indictment, on a misdemeanor assault charge, is expected to be formally announced Monday.

Manziel is accused of hitting his ex-girlfriend in late January. Colleen Crowley claimed Manziel hit her so hard that he burst her eardrum. A protective order was signed in February that prevents Manziel from seeing Crowley for two years.

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