Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson: ‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett ‘WILL Be Held Accountable’ If He Made A False Crime Report

Chicago Police are still investigating on the basis that the Smollett attack was not a hoax, but their superintendent said they will press charges if they find out it was a hoax.

According to Rafer Weigel, Chicago Police say they are combing through 100’s of hours of video to piece together every step Jussie Smollet made that night and given the amount of cameras where he was they say they’ll be able to do it. It’s just taking a lot of time and canvassing.

Notice they’re not tracing any suspected attacker’s movements, only Jussie Smollett which implies to me they suspect his version of events may be shall we be kind and say… suspect. There are lots of inconsistencies in this guy’s story.

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Daily Wire:

Chicago police superintendent Eddie Johnson reportedly told local media Tuesday that the Chicago Police Department will pursue a case against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett if it turns out Smollett filed a false police report alleging a late night attack.

Smollett was allegedly attacked while walking home from a Subway sandwich shop in downtown Chicago. Smollett says that two men approached him, targeted him with both racial and homophobic slurs, tossed a rope around his neck, and then poured an unspecified liquid on him, which may have been bleach. Smollett reported being injured in the attack, and later told law enforcement officials that the two attackers yelled “Welcome to MAGA country!” during the incident.

A subsequent investigation by Chicago police revealed that, indeed, Smollett did walk several blocks to and from a Subway sandwich shop that evening, but that Smollett was on camera for all but about 60 seconds of his trip, during which Smollett reports the attack took place.

Although two individuals were pictured on security cameras near where Smollett says he was attacked, sources close to CPD told local media that those two individuals appear to be homeless and were in the vicinity between 15 and 30 minutes before Smollett arrived back at his apartment on East Water Street, just north of the Chicago River.  More

The police Superintendent gave an interview that actually admitted they are looking at the angle that he gave a false report. The police requested access to his phone, but he refused. They got a court order for his phone records and will hold him accountable.

If I were attacked in such a manner, I would call 911 right away, turn over my phone, do whatever the police asked of me.

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