Diaz Accuses Photographer Of Assault With A Deadly Weapon
LATEST: Cameron Diaz has filed a police report charging a photographer with assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly trying to hit her and boyfriend Justin Timberlake with his car. Los Angeles police officers are investing the incident, which occurred as the couple were leaving a friend's house late on Tuesday (19SEP06) night. Police Officer APRIL HARDING tells US publication People, "The incident happened on the 1600 block of King Road in Hollywood." According to the police report, "Diaz and Justin Timberlake were leaving a friend's home when a photographer hiding in the bushes tried to take a photograph of her. "They both chased the photographer for a short distance. The photographer then got into his car and drove toward both (of) them, causing Diaz to jump out of the car's way. "She felt the driver was trying to hit both of them, so she filed the reports. She's alleging assault with a deadly weapon, with a vehicle." Harding added, "No arrests were made. We currently have no suspects, and the investigation is ongoing." On Wednesday (20SEP06) photo agency X17, for which the photographer in question was working, posted a statement on their website saying that the photos were taken on a public street and that "the pictures show...at least two people verbally and physically assaulting" the photographer. According to the agency, "The photographer is currently in the process of filing a complaint against Ms Diaz and Mr Timberlake."