Bieber, 20, has not been arrested or questioned, said LAPD
spokeswoman Rosario Herrera. A spokeswoman for Bieber did not
immediately respond to a request for comment.
Detectives have interviewed the victim, who reported the alleged
crime, Herrera said. The incident occurred at about 10:30 p.m.
on Monday in the Van Nuys area of Los Angeles.
Media reported Bieber allegedly tried to take a young woman's
mobile phone, according to Sgt. Paul McLaughlin with LAPD's
Devonshire Division, which includes Northridge and other areas
of the San Fernando Valley.
It was reported to police on Tuesday. No other information was
The Canadian singer is due to stand trial in July in Miami on
charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest and
using an expired license. In February, Bieber was charged with
assaulting a limousine driver in Toronto.
(Reporting by Eric M. Johnson in Seattle; Editing by Simon
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