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UPDATE: Chris Brown arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon

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LOS ANGELES – The Latest on a police response at Chris Brown’s California home (all times local):

UPDATE: 5:15 p.m. It’s official – Chris Brown has been arrested and charged for assault with a deadly weapon in the early morning incident where he allegedly threatened model Baylee Curran with gun.

Brown is being taken to the robbery/homicide division, according to ABC News.

2:39 p.m. Chris Brown has emerged from the home and is speaking with officers.  Early reports indicate he will be taken into custody.

1:59 p.m. The incident began when the alleged victim, model Baylee Curran had a gun pointed at her and she was told to leave the residence. However, before she left, Chris Brown or a member of his crew would not return her cell phone or let her leave until she signed a non-disclosure agreement, according to TMZ. It was at this time or when she retrieved her phone that she called 911.

Model Baylee Curran, who called police after allegedly being threatened with a gun and prevented from leaving Brown's residence.
Model Baylee Curran, who called police after allegedly being threatened with a gun by Chris Brown and was prevented from leaving Brown’s residence. Image credit: Facebook

1:19 p.m. Members of Chris Brown’s entourage have begun filing out of the house and are being searched for weapons and narcotics. Brown is expected to surrender shortly.

11:21 a.m. Singer Chris Brown has thrown a duffel bag out of his window that contained at least one gun, drugs and other weapons, according to TMZ who initially broke the story. Police were outside his home early Tuesday morning after a woman claimed Brown pulled a gun on her.

Brown is posting videos to his Instagram account from inside his home that taunt police. In one of the videos, he yells “f%ck tha police,” and “black lives matter.”

GRAPHIC LANGUAGE WARNING:

Chris Brown is infamously known for battering famous singer Rihanna.

10:25 a.m.

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.

9:45 a.m.

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.

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.

9:36 a.m.

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.

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