If you told the same story as you are telling now, and so did he, then even though they filed charges they will have a very difficult time proving them because they have NO evidence of intent.
He needs to hire a good lawyer, and you can talk with that lawyer in an effort to get charges dismissed, or for him to get a not guilty after a trial.
Tell this to the defendant's attorney. Make a statement and give it to the prosecutor. Then you've done everything you can.
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