According to a report from TMZ.com, Brown was in the Macy's department store at Herald Square in New York in June. He was shopping at the location for a watch he intended to give his mother as a graduation present, spending $1300 on a Movado model. After that, the actor was browsing for sunglasses when he was approached by three men.
Brown believes that the white men were NYPD officers. They "publicly and falsely" accused the actor of credit card fraud before cuffing him and walking Brown through the store "like an already convicted common criminal."
After an hour in a holding cell (it's not clear whether this was at the store or at a police station), the »
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