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Chicago police investigating report of assault on 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett

CHICAGO - Chicago police detectives on Tuesday collected footage from city and private cameras in the Streeterville neighborhood trying to gain leads on a report of a "possible racially charged assault and battery" involving a star of the television show "Empire."

Police said they had not made arrests in the reported attack on Jussie Smollett, who plays Jamal Lyon on Fox's "Empire." Police say two people approached Smollett at about 2 a.m.

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