By: KDKA-TV News Staff

NORTH BRADDOCK (KDKA) – North Braddock’s first Black mayor-elect, Cletus Lee went before a judge Thursday morning.

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The assault charge against him was withdraw during the proceeding.

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Lee was charged after getting in the middle of an altercation between his ex-girlfriend and another woman last month.

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After Lee was elected, he told KDKA he was looking to put the incident behind him and focus on leading.