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Chris Brown Not Charged in Cell Phone Tussle

Woman claimed singer grabbed her phone outside Miami club

Chris Brown.
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November 30, 2012 3:25 PM ET

Chris Brown won't face criminal charges stemming from a February incident in which a woman claimed the singer grabbed her cell phone when she tried to snap his picture outside a Miami club, The Associated Press reports. A memo from the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's office indicates there was no evidence that Brown tried to steal the woman's phone or that he deleted the photo. Evidence validating one of those claims would have led to charges against Brown. Prosecutors say Brown threw the phone from a window in his limo and that a security guard found the phone later.

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