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Chris Brown released from jail on $250,000 bail

/ 07:19 PM August 31, 2016
This image from aerial video provided by KABC-TV shows the home of entertainer Chris Brown with a police vehicle outside, in the Tarzana area of Los Angeles Tuesday, Aug. 30, 32016. Authorities waited for a search warrant outside Brown's Los Angeles home Tuesday after a getting a woman's call for help, officials said. Inside, the entertainer, who has a history of legal problems, posted videos to social media declaring his innocence. (KABC-TV via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT TV OUT

This image from aerial video provided by KABC-TV shows the home of entertainer Chris Brown with a police vehicle outside, in the Tarzana area of Los Angeles Tuesday, Aug. 30, 32016. KABC-TV via AP 

The Los Angeles police have released singer Chris Brown from custody after arresting him on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, jail records show.

He was arrested on Tuesday following an hours-long standoff after a woman alleged he pointed a gun at her.

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He was released on $250,000 bail at 11:19 pm local time (0619 GMT Wednesday), according to Los Angeles County jail records.

Prosecutors have not formally charged him.

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“Chris is out and well,” Brown’s lawyer Mark Geragos tweeted on Wednesday. “The allegations against him are demonstrably false.”

The Los Angeles Police Department earlier said that officers headed to Brown’s palatial home after the woman called for help.

During the surreal standoff, Brown, 27, took to social media to deny any wrongdoing in a series of videos posted on Instagram.

Police by early afternoon had obtained a search warrant and entered the singer’s home.

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