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Rihanna Attack -- The Official Blow-by-Blow

8/25/2009 8:32 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The court has released the officer's report from the night Chris Brown beat up Rihanna -- describing the entire incident in graphic detail.

According to the report, cops responded to a "screaming woman" -- and when they arrived, they noticed a "very upset and crying" Rihanna seated in the driver's seat of a parked vehicle.

Rihanna Attack

Rihanna told the officer she got into an argument with Chris Brown over something that had occurred at an event they were at earlier in the evening.

"The victim said she became enraged and slammed both of her fists against the dashboard on the passenger side of the car they were in. She reported that the defendant then pulled the vehicle over and reached over her with his right hand. He opened the car door and tried to force the victim out."

According to the report, Brown was unable to shove Rihanna out of the car because she was wearing a seatbelt.

The report continues, "When he could not force her to exit, he took his right hand and shoved her head against the passenger window of the car. "

"The victim then faced the defendant and he punched her in the left eye with his right hand. He then continued driving."

"As he drove, he continued to punch the victim in the face with his right hand while steering the vehicle with his left hand."

Rihanna told cops the "assault caused her mouth to fill with blood and blood to splatter over her clothing and the inside of the car."

Rihanna told cops after Brown "stopped his first assault .. she looked in the mirror and saw her eye beginning to swell.

[Brown] looked at [Rihanna] and said 'I'm going to beat the shit out of you when we get home! You wait and see!'"

Rihanna told police she tried to call her personal assistant, but she didn't pick up -- but Rihanna says she "pretended to talk, saying, 'I'm on my way home. Make sure the cops are there when I get there.'"

Rihanna says she pulled the act "because she did not want to get beat anymore."

But after Rihanna's fake phone conversation, she claims Brown "looked at [Rihanna] and said, "You just did the stupidest thing ever! Now I'm really going to kill you!"

Rihanna told cops that Brown unleashed a second wave of punches, "during which time [Rihanna] interlocked her fingers behind her head and brought her elbows forward to protect her face." He continued to punch her on her left arm, which caused a contusion on her left tricep.

At that point Rihanna tried texting her assistant. Brown threw the phone out of the car, stopped the vehicle and Rihanna then tried opening her door to get out, but Brown sped off and the door shut with Rihanna inside.

Brown placed Rihanna in a headlock while he drove, then bit her on her left ear. The car eventually stopped and Rihanna took the keys out of the ignition, and Brown began to punch her again in the face and arms. He placed her in a headlock and started applying pressure to her carotid artery. She couldn't breathe and began to lose consciousness. She tried freeing herself, and Brown bit her left ring and middle fingers and then released her.

Rihanna took off her shoe and tried breaking the passenger window, and he continued to punch her.

Eventually, Brown got out of the car. Rihanna opened the door and continued screaming. Brown began punching her again. He got back in the car and screamed "Where are my f***ing keys?" He got out, looked for the keys in vain, and when he could not find them removed several CDs and walked away.

Officers were called and observed numerous contusions and abrasions to Rihanna's face and forehead, as well as bruising on her left arm. There were other injuries as well.

Investigators determined Brown was wearing a large ring on his right hand which caused several of Rihanna's injuries.
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271.

jessica    

he is insane and should be locked up.. he will do this again.. and to know i was 2 feet away from him last night makes me sick to my stomach... what a piece of sh!t

1791 days ago
272.

jessica    

to the person you left comment 36 i hope your next gf wife beats the sh!t out of you as to number 75 this is not a race issue this is about a guy who is insane and beat his gf up which happens everyday and its not right.. if he was a white guy it would be just as big of a deal its cause they are celebrities is why its so overexposed

1791 days ago
273.

BB    

I cannot believe you people who are saying she deserved it or it is her fault. THERE IS NO EXCUSE FOR HITTING SOMEONE! HE has control over what he does and HE is bigger & stronger than her. You cannot MAKE someone hit you & why would you? Blaming the victim is ridiculous! I suppose if he killed her, it would also be her fault. He MUST be a sweetheart & she MUST be a bitch, right? Why? Because of his numerous, completely scripted, insincere apologies made only to sway public opinion and convince everyone he is such a nice guy? You guys act like maybe she just banged her head into the dashboard numerous times just to frame him? Good thing there are witnesses who AGREE with her version of the story. Except, for you people, they must also be lying in order to FRAME this wonderful man who had done NOTHING in his life except use his ability to sing. Why is he such a SAINT and she is just a conniving bitch when the evidence is COMPLETELY on her side?

Yes, I know most victims are *trying* to get a man to beat and/or kill them (total sarcasm intended). It is just SO much fun for them while the control freak who had no SELF-control is given all the excuses in the world why it is not HIS fault. Someone else MADE him do it! Yeah, right.

1791 days ago
274.

BB    

supa b - you are an idiot. "If your man enough to talk crap to a guy then you should be man enough to get your ass kicked."

There is nothing in the world that can be said that should cause someone to hit you. TALKING is not HITTING. HITTING is the coward's way out because they are too stupid to have an intelligent comeback, thus, they must silence the person who made them feel so stupid.

1791 days ago
275.

Laura    

Some of the comments here are chilling. The internet really does make me despair at humankind.

1791 days ago
276.

BB    

FYI, it is difficult to exit a car when you have a seat belt on and someone is SHOVING you out the door. He didn't simply open the car door & quietly suggest she exit. He was trying to force her out without giving her a CHANCE to exit normally. He then drove off & did not allow her to exit.

By the way, what happened in prior incidents had NOTHING to do with this one. He was not arrested or convicted of prior incidents & she did not hit him first in this one. Some of you seem to think that, if you have had ANY kind of physical contact in the past, that gives you license to retaliate ANYTIME and ANY WAY you please, regardless of the situation.

He will do this again. It is just a matter of time. Especially with all of you supporting the idea that, if a woman had the GALL to actually open her mouth in any kind of disagreement, the man, when HE decided she has said enough, is allowed to end the argument with his fists. People like that don't have the intellectual capacity to come up with any verbal alternative to their hurt feelings, so a broken face in now deemed a PROPER response because they simply cannot be EXPECTED to use their low functioning brains rather than their fists. Just because you are bigger and stronger, it doesn't make you right.

1791 days ago
277.

BB    

FYI, it is difficult to exit a car when you have a seat belt on and someone is SHOVING you out the door. He didn't simply open the car door & quietly suggest she exit. He was trying to force her out without giving her a CHANCE to exit normally. He then drove off & did not allow her to exit.

By the way, what happened in prior incidents had NOTHING to do with this one. He was not arrested or convicted of prior incidents & she did not hit him first in this one. Some of you seem to think that, if you have had ANY kind of physical contact in the past, that gives you license to retaliate ANYTIME and ANY WAY you please, regardless of the situation.

He will do this again. It is just a matter of time. Especially with all of you supporting the idea that, if a woman had the GALL to actually open her mouth in any kind of disagreement, the man, when HE decided she has said enough, is allowed to end the argument with his fists. People like that don't have the intellectual capacity to come up with any verbal alternative to their hurt feelings, so a broken face in now deemed a PROPER response because they simply cannot be EXPECTED to use their low functioning brains rather than their fists. Just because you are bigger and stronger, it doesn't make you right.

1791 days ago
278.

BB    

I forgot one more thing. If he was so "depressed" after the incident, why did we see him out partying his ass of in the weeks afterward? I guess that is the way control freaks handle depression - publicly appearing very happy and without remorse? His depression hasn't even started yet. Wait until he does it again or breaks probation. If his career hasn't ended yet, it will as soon as he starts feeling entitled again. LET THE DEPRESSION BEGIN!

1791 days ago
279.

Kat    

Chris is a bitch. . .

1791 days ago
280.

TLBrown    

The only thing that Rhianna did wrong was she did not have a father or a brother like me. Had she been my daughter or sister that coward (and all you wannbe thugs (I mean punk cowards) who think beating on women means you're tough) would never had lived to see the inside of that courtroom. It's time that Black Men from my era (1960's) show all these sissies who think they tough what tough realy is. All Chris Brown and punk-asses like him need is a good old fashion back in the day ass-whupping. That way they might become real men and not sissies who like beat on women ( who really are just like one woman beating on another)!!!!!!!

1791 days ago
281.

BB    

Sorry for the double-post. :(

1791 days ago
282.

MEE    

Its disgusting how some of you say she had it coming.. or that she started it..and deserved it.. Any man..for whatever the reason who puts his hands on another woman is a coward.. I can't believe the things some women have been saying about Rhianna.. its sick. Even if she did start the fight.. he should have enough sense to think.. I'm much bigger then her... I can hurt her more then she can hurt me. I would like to see if all of you would feel the same if the woman whou got attacked was a family member or a friend.. I wish this on no one..

1791 days ago
283.

Mary    

It takes two to have a problem and its obvious to me that she will be in trouble with almost any other man until she gets help with her anger issues. You're sending out the wrong message that its okay 4 a women to hit on men. That's not okay either. What can a man do when he needs to protect himself from being beat on by a woman? Yes its wrong for a man to beat on a woman. But it wrong 4 a woman to beat on a man. You want to make it seem like she so sweet. She just as guilty for actions, and I see you're not stopping her music or speaking out about women badgering men. Hey when I swing on a man I take that chance that I'm going to be hit back. So keep your hands to yourself. Cause if you hit you get hit back and she's no angel. she got exactly what she asked for!! Its not fair that his career be damaged because of her evil attitude. I don't like being hit, but ain't all fair in love and war?

1791 days ago
284.

sick of Rihanna    

ok- I know it is never ok to hit a woman but from the previous incidents in their relationship it looks like he lost his marbles after taking enough of her abuse. Rihanna crossed the line months ago when she started to hit him first- the guy lost it- that is no excuse, but I can see where he is coming from,,, If it was the other way around we would all be cheering! that is what's crazy!

1791 days ago
285.

maddieB    

Chris Brown is partying it up around town and saying that what he did doesn't make him a "monster". But he continued to beat her for several minutes, choked her to almost unconsciousness and threatened to kill her. Sounds like a monster to me. Hope he has fun doing his "hard labor" in Virginia. What is also scary is that some other girl will fall for it.

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