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Ray Rice indicted on aggravated assault

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Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has been indicted by prosecutors in Atlantic County, N.J. on a charge of aggravated assault, officials announced Thursday.

Rice had initially faced a charge of simple assault for allegedly striking his fiancee, Janay Palmer, in the Revel Casino on Feb. 15.

Prosecutors took the case to a grand jury, which returned a more serious charge of aggravated assault