Evidence Stacks Up Vs. Chris Brown

LA authorities have bloody gown, more gruesome photos
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 5, 2009 9:06 AM CST
In a Dec. 12, 2008, file photo, singers Rihanna and Chris Brown perform at Madison Square Garden in New York.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Even if Rihanna refuses to testify against Chris Brown, the evidence—including Rihanna’s bloodstained gown and a blow-by-blow police report—is powerful. Police notes obtained by a Los Angeles TV station reveal Brown bit Rihanna and shoved her head against a car window, TMZ reports, adding that photos of Rihanna taken the day after the attack are even more gruesome than one previously leaked.

Authorities also issued a protective order against Brown at Rihanna’s request, E! notes. And in the midst of this negative publicity, Brown himself tipped off photographers to his Miami reunion with Rihanna, the New York Post reports: “His only chance for a career was if she got back together with him, and he wanted people to see them there,” a source says.