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Chris Brown and Frank Ocean in alleged parking space brawl

January 28, 2013|By Reed Johnson
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Frank Ocean (Christopher Polk / Getty…)

When celebrity egos clash, things can get ugly. Could that help explain the brawl that allegedly took place between Chris Brown and Frank Ocean involving a dispute over a parking space at a West Hollywood recording studio?

L.A. County Sheriff's detectives say they want to question Brown about the dust-up that reportedly occurred Sunday night in the 7200 block of Santa Monica Boulevard, during which Brown allegedly punched Ocean, officials said.

A sheriff's spokesman, Steve Whitmore, said it wasn't yet clear whether the reported incident "rose to the level of an alleged assault. As a matter of fact, it could be a minor scuffle over a parking spot."

At present Brown is on probation for assaulting his girlfriend, Rihanna, the night before the 2009 Grammy Awards.

Officials said that on Sunday night deputies had responded to reports of a half-dozen men fighting at the recording studio. Witnesses told law enforcement officials that Brown and Ocean had feuded over a parking spot. The fight was over quickly and the participants were separated, witnesses said, and Brown and his retinue left the area before deputies arrived, according to the accounts.

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