EXCLUSIVE: Russell Brand Altercation Under Investigation By LAPD, Charges Pending


Oct. 1 2010, Published 9:10 a.m. ET

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Actor and comedian Russell Brand will likely find out next week if he will be facing misdemeanor charges stemming from his scuffle with a photographer at LAX earlier this month, has exclusively learned.

Brand, who was traveling with fiancée Katy Perry to Las Vegas, was arrested on September 17 following an altercation with a photographer who was allegedly trying to shoot up Perry's skirt as the couple made their way through airport security.

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According to Los Angeles City Attorney spokesperson, Frank Mateljian, "The case was sent back to LAPD for further investigation. Our office needs further information. A decision is expected to be made next week on whether we will be charging Mr. Brand or not."

Brand was released later that same day on $20,000.00 bail and awaits an October 15 court date.

Katy Tweeted soon after her honey's arrest, "If you cross the line & try an put a lens up my dress, my fiancé will do his job & protect me."


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