Kansas judge refuses to lower bond for former Cowboys RB

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) A Kansas judge has refused to lower the bond for a former Dallas Cowboys running back accused of hitting three people with a car while leaving a party earlier this week in his hometown.

Joseph Randle is being held on $100,000 bond for four counts of aggravated battery and one count each of criminal threat, criminal damage to property and possessing marijuana.

Police say the 24-year-old backed into three people with his car early Sunday, then returned to the Wichita home he'd been asked to leave and forced his way inside.

Randle asked a Sedgwick County judge Wednesday to lower his bond to $5,000, but the judge refused because Randle hadn't hired a lawyer or filled out an application for a court-appointed attorney.

The Cowboys released Randle last year.

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