Latest: Chris Brown Comes Out of His Home
LOS ANGELES—The Latest on a police response at the Los Angeles home of singer Chris Brown (all times local):
Police say singer Chris Brown has come out of his Los Angeles home after officers responding to a woman’s call for help served a search warrant.
The development ended a standoff that began hours earlier Tuesday when the woman called from outside the home. Police said she was not inside the home in the San Fernando Valley.
Police Lt. Chris Ramirez says about a half-dozen people were escorted out of the residence and will be interviewed.
— CBS News (@CBSNews) August 30, 2016
Ramirez says nobody has been arrested and everyone has been cooperative.
Brown posted videos to social media declaring his innocence before his lawyer Mark Geragos arrived.
Brown has been in repeated legal trouble since his felony conviction in the 2009 assault of his then-girlfriend, Rihanna.
Chris Brown is posting online videos declaring his innocence as police seek a warrant to search the singer’s home after receiving a call from a woman there seeking assistance.
Officials said the call came early Tuesday from outside the residence in the Tarzana neighborhood. They didn’t say what assistance the woman needed.
In one Instagram video Brown, waving a cigarette and looking at the camera, says if and when police get the search warrant, they’ll find nothing at the home. He dismissed TV reports that he was barricaded inside.
Officials say detectives hope to talk to Brown, the woman, and any witnesses.
UPDATE: A SWAT team is on its way to Chris Brown’s home as cops investigate claim he pulled a gun on a woman. https://t.co/YJTZkYBaNh
— TMZ Live (@TMZLive) August 30, 2016
— FOX 61 (@FOX61News) August 30, 2016
Authorities say officers responded to singer Chris Brown’s Los Angeles home after a woman called police seeking assistance.
Police Lt. Chris Ramirez told reporters that the call came early Tuesday from outside the residence in the Tarzana neighborhood.
Ramirez didn’t say what assistance the woman needed. He says detectives hope to talk to Brown, the woman, and any witnesses.
Officer Lyle Knight tells The Associated Press that police are waiting for a judge to approve a search warrant for the home in the San Fernando Valley area.
Multiple police vehicles are parked at the scene.
Calls to representatives for Brown were not immediately returned.
Chris Brown throws bag of weapons & drugs out window as police surround home
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) August 30, 2016
The Grammy-winning singer has had multiple run-ins with law enforcement. He spent six years on probation after pleading guilty to attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.
Los Angeles police have been called to singer Chris Brown’s home.
Officer Lyle Knight says officers responded early Tuesday to the house in the Tarzana neighborhood.
Knight had no immediate information about what prompted the call.
Television news showed several police cars parked outside the property in the San Fernando Valley area.