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Not Miss Congeniality: Beauty queen accused of abuse

MIAMI – A South Florida beauty queen is charged with attacking a man during a drunken party at her home.

Miami television station WTVJ (http://bit.ly/2heqDRF) reports 26-year-old Vanessa Barcelo was Thursday arrested.

The Miss Miami Lakes winner is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated battery and battery.

Online records show she was released on $1,500 bond. No attorney information was listed.

The transmitter reports the Miss Florida USA 2017 participant was a party, and asked a guest to leave. An arrest report said that most of the guests, including Barcelo, was very drunk.”

The statement says after Barcelo and another man pushed the guest of the staircase, Barcelo waved a baseball bat at the guy and beat him. Barcelo denied hitting the man while he’s on the ground.

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Information: WTVJ-TV, http://www.nbc6.net/index.html

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