BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Buffalo Bills coach is no longer facing charges after the family of two minors decided to ask for charges against against Offensive Lineman coach Aaron Kromer and his son Zachery Kromer be dropped.
According to Florida’s Assistant State Attorney Robert Elmore, charges were dismissed Friday after Kromer and the family of two minors Kromer is accused of assaulting made an amicable resolution outside of court.
Kromer was suspended from The Buffalo Bills on paid administrative leave after he was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery in Walton County, Florida. Kromer and his son allegedly got into a conflict with two children when he lost his temper and struck the children.
Buffalo Bills players stood behind Kromer through the incident, although they were unsure of his future with the team.
“I have a lot of confidence in Kurt,” center Eric Wood said Wednesday. “I know him very well, I have a ton of respect for him. I think he’s a great coach and he’s got an extremely bright future.”
Buffalo Bills officials have routinely denied comment throughout the ongoing court case. News 4 has reached out to the Buffalo Bills for a comment.