Chris Brown Listed as Alleged Suspect in Battery Investigation at Vegas Hotel

PHOTO: Chris Brown attends a listening party for his latest album, Royalty at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails, Dec. 15, 2015 in West Hollywood, Calif.Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images
Chris Brown attends a listening party for his latest album, 'Royalty' at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails, Dec. 15, 2015 in West Hollywood, Calif.

Singer Chris Brown is listed as an alleged suspect in a battery investigation at the Palms Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, the Las Vegas police said today.

Brown had a scheduled appearance Friday night at Drai’s Nightclub in Las Vegas, according to the nightclub's calendar.

According to a police statement released Saturday evening, there was an altercation in a room at the resort when the alleged victim tried to take a picture of Brown.

The victim said Brown struck her and took her cellphone, police said. According to the police statement, Brown left before detectives had a chance to speak to him at his hotel room.

The investigation is ongoing.

Brown's publicist said the alleged victim's "statements are unequivocally untrue" and "a complete fabrication."

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