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(Malibu Sheriff's Station Press Release) Photographer Alleges Battery By Singer Justin Bieber

Deputies from the Malibu-Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station responded to The Commons at Calabasas Shopping Center, Calabasas, after receiving a call from man who alleged he was in a physical altercation with pop singer Justin Bieber Sunday afternoon.

Shortly after deputies arrived, they contacted a man who told deputies that as he took pictures of Mr. Bieber, who was also in the company of actress Selena Gomez, he was physically battered by the singer. The man stated that Mr. Bieber left the with Miss Gomez prior to deputies’ arriving on-scene.

The victim complained of pain and requested medical attention. Personnel from the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and later released.

The victim requested a criminal report be taken regarding the incident and a allegation of misdemeanor Battery (242 California Penal Code) report was taken at the scene.

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Malibu-Lost Hills Station detectives are investigating the incident. Any with information about this incident is urged, contact detctives at (818-878-1808). Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the website

Written by:
Lt. R. Wiard
Malibu-Lost Hills Sheriff's Station
(818) 878-1808

Forwarded by:
Deputy Tony Moore
Deputy Lillian Peck
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Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff

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