Jussie Smollett Attack: Actor Hands Over Phone Records As Police Reportedly Consider False Report Charges

CHICAGO, Ill. (CBSNewYork) – Police in Chicago say the actor who claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack near his home has not provided them with enough phone records to help their investigation.

It has been two weeks since “Empire” star Jussie Smollett alleged he was assaulted by two men who yelled racial and homophobic slurs at him, put a noose around his neck, and then poured an unknown liquid on him.

The 36-year-old actor added that his alleged attackers screamed “this is MAGA country” –  suggesting that they were supporters of President Trump and his campaign slogan “make America great again.”

Since the Jan. 29 incident, Chicago police have not been able to identify any legitimate suspects in the case or find any surveillance video capturing the attack on film.

According to multiple reports,…

Original published: 2019-02-12 01:50:52 Read the full New York City News here


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