AP Photo/Mark J. TerrillSinger Justin Bieber

AP Photo/Mark J. TerrillSinger Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber accused of robbery

In this week’s episode of Justin Bieber’s brushes with the law, the pop singer has been accused of attempted robbery. The alleged incident is apparently over a cellphone.

CNN reports the Los Angeles Police Department was investigating a report of an alleged robbery Monday night “between an individual and Mr. Bieber near the batting cages” on Los Angeles’ west side, a police statement said Wednesday.

A source close to Bieber played down the incident, saying, “Justin was just enjoying hanging out with friends at the batting cage and playing mini-golf. This just wasn’t a big deal.”

Officers were called because Bieber allegedly tried to take a girl’s phone so he could delete photos of him she may have snapped, according to TMZ, which also talked to a woman who identified herself as the one who filed the complaint.

The woman said Bieber and his crew “got into an altercation with some guys” at a batting cage in Sherman Oaks on Monday night, according to the website.alleged attempted robberyFeaturesGossipJustin Bieber

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