Chris Brown suspected of battery in Las Vegas


Chris Brown John Salansang AP

John Salansang/AP

Chris Brown

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department have issued a statement that Chris Brown, 25, is the suspect of battery in a fight with another man early Monday morning during a basketball game in Las Vegas.

The incident took place at the Palms Casino Resort. According to police, the altercation occurred at approximately 3:42 am.

A verbal altercation on the court led to a physical fight and the victim was punched by Brown.


Police did not speak to Brown.

According to the statement, Brown can either sign a citation for misdemeanor battery, or have a case submitted to the District Attorney's Office.

Last month, Brown settled a lawsuit over a previous altercation he had while playing basketball.


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