Brand ‘named In Phone Smashing Police Report’

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March 13, 2012 | 5:06am EST

Funnyman Russell Brand is to be questioned by police after he was accused of smashing a photographer’s cell phone.
Snapper Timothy Jackson claims the actor grabbed the iPhone from his hand and hurled it through the window of an abandoned building in New Orleans, Louisiana on Monday.

Jackson subsequently filed a police report, citing “criminal damages” over the incident.

According to, authorities are now investigating the matter and want to speak to Brand.