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Multiple law enforcement officials involved in Brad Pitt’s alleged assault case claim it’s likely he will not be prosecuted, according to TMZ.

The news outlet reported Saturday that based on the “conflicting accounts” of what happened between Brad and his 15-year-old son, Maddox, on a plane, investigators can’t conclusively prove Brad meant to intentionally harm the son of Angelina Jolie and Pitt.


RELATED: Brad Pitt reportedly “did not hit” son Maddox in a plane fight with Angelina Jolie that “got out of hand”

As Rare previously reported, the 52-year old actor was under investigation by the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Families and the LAPD for alleged verbal and physical abuse against the six children he shares with Jolie.

The investigation began after Pitt had an outburst on a private plane; he supposedly became belligerent, yelled at and got “physical” with his family.

TMZ now reports that the most credible sequence of events is that “Maddox said something to Brad that pissed him off, Brad then lunged at his son, Jolie stepped in between them and at that point there was some physical contact between Brad and Maddox.”

The investigation has been handed over to the FBI, who maintain that an anonymous tip came in to DCFS after the plane incident.

“The FBI is continuing to gather facts and will evaluate whether an investigation at the federal level will be pursued,” the FBI said in a statement.

According to a source, it’s likely Brad Pitt won’t be prosecuted for plane incident Photo by James Devaney/WireImage via Getty Images
Kamron Taylor About the author:
Kamron comes to Rare from Dayton Ohio where she was previously a food, culture and entertainment reporter for Cox Media Group Ohio. A Spelman College graduate, Kamron has also worked at CNN, WSB-TV in Atlanta, and Fox 2 News in St. Louis.
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