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No Physical Abuse Uncovered In 'Modern Family' Star's Case Against Mother

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Investigators haven't been able to find any evidence that Ariel Winter's mother has physically abused the "Modern Family" star.Winter claimed that mother Chrisoula Workman slapped, hit and pushed her, and subjected her to emotional abuse. She was removed from the home of her mother and is currently living with her older sister, who has been awarded temporary guardianship until a court hearing set for November 20.

But law enforcement sources told the Los Angeles Times that they don't believe that they will have enough evidence to bring charges in the case. They said that while it's clear that the relationship between Winter and her mother is rocky, they haven't been able to document any abuse, although the investigation is ongoing.

One source said: "There is no evidence of physical abuse."

Investigators are also looking into Workman's claim that Winter and her 18-year-old boyfriend had unlawful sex. Both Winter and her boyfriend deny the charges.

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