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Police report: Jussie Smollett did not want to report alleged attack at first

Feb 04, 2019 - CNN

Actor Jussie Smollett was initially hesitant to report an attack he allegedly suffered last week, according to a Chicago police report released Monday.

Chicago police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime, after Smollett told authorities he was attacked early January 29 by two men who were "yelling out racial and homophobic slurs." Smollett said one attacker put a rope around his neck and poured an unknown chemical substance on him.

The 36-year-old "Empire" actor an...