Police say that Chris Martin is a person of good character...

Coldplay‘s CHRIS MARTIN has had charges against for malicious damage dropped by Australian police.

Charges were brought after Martin allegedly broke a journalist’s windscreen on 20 July 2003 in the Australian resort of Byron Bay.

The photographer had alleged that Martin had attacked the windscreen and let air out of his tyres after an argument over taking photographs of Martin and his girlfriend Gwyneth Paltrow on the resort’s beach.

Police stated that there was an indication of provocation and that Martin is a person of good character who had admitted his guilt and shown remorse.