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Justin Bieber’s neighbor says singer assaulted him

Justin Bieber’s neighbor says singer assaulted him
Singer Justin Bieber is being investigated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department after a neighbor alleged that a verbal altercation escalated.
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The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an allegation that singer Justin Bieber threatened and assaulted a neighbor.

Sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore said Tuesday the alleged battery did not involve “physical touching,” but he would not provide further details.

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The neighbor, who lives near Bieber on Prado Del Grandioso in Calabasas, alleged he was arguing with Bieber outside their homes when the altercation escalated.

Sheriff’s deputies arrived at 9:08 a.m. Tuesday to investigate, Whitmore said.

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In May, a photographer who was taking photos of Bieber and then-girlfriend Selena Gomez at a Calabasas mall accused Bieber of kicking and punching him.

But the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office determined there was no evidence to corroborate the allegation.

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richard.winton@latimes.com


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