8:48 AM PT -- This is important ... officials tell TMZ Sports the accuser had a change of heart and stopped cooperating with prosecutors.
"The victim said she did not want to proceed with prosecution. She signed an affidavit of non-prosecution," a spokesperson for the State Attorney's Office tells us.
"She also stated that it was a 'situation that got out of hand' and she has no fear of the defendant and no fear for her safety."
"There were no other witnesses to the incident and our prosecutors said they were unable to proceed without testimony from the alleged victim.