‘SYTYCD’ winner sentenced to jail on domestic violence charge

A winner of the reality competition series “So You Think You Can Dance” is getting jail time for domestic violence.

Joshua Allen — who was the winner of Season 4 back in 2008 — was sentenced to one year in an L.A. County jail after he pleaded no contest to a domestic violence charge stemming from an incident where he threw a glass vase at an ex-girlfriend, The Los Angeles Daily News reports.

In April of 2016, he assaulted the ex-girlfriend and strangled her and months later attacked her, and she ran into a nearby coffee shop for help, according to prosecutors.

“Allen chased her into the coffee shop and threw a glass vase at a woman who attempted to help the victim and attacked another man who also tried to intervene,” prosecutors said, according to the L.A. Daily News.

‘SYTYCD’ winner Joshua Allen charged with domestic violence

The 28-year-old dancer proceeded to vandalize the shop until he was taken down by good Samaritans.

In addition to the year behind bars, Allen was also sentenced to five years’ probation on Thursday.

He also was featured in the film “Step Up” and “Freak Dance.”

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