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Injured Toots Hibbert Cancels U.S. Tour
Reggae singer Frederick "Toots" Hibbert has canceled the remainder of his U.S. tour and returned home to Jamaica after getting hit in the head with a glass bottle during a show.
Spokeswoman Andrea Davis says Hibbert regrets the decision but he is still undergoing treatment and wishes to focus on his recovery.
The Grammy winner was struck by a vodka bottle thrown at him by an audience member during a May 19 concert in Richmond, Virginia. He was treated at a local hospital and released.
Police have said a 19-year-old man has been charged with aggravated assault.
Davis says Hibbert returned to Jamaica on Tuesday.
Hibbert is best known as the leader of Toots & the Maytals, whose hits include "Pressure Drop" and "54-46 Was My Number."
The canceled U.S. tour dates are:
May 29 - Rams Head On Stage (Acoustic). Annapolis, MD
May 30 - Ithaca, NY. The State Theater (Acoustic)
May 31 - South Orange, NJ. South Orange Performing Arts Center (Acoustic)
Jun 01 - Norfolk, CT. Infinity Hall (Acoustic)