Frank Ocean wants to press charges against Chris Brown

Frank Ocean arrives at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards at Staples Center on Sept. 6, 2012, in Los Angeles. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

R&B singer Frank Ocean wants to press charges against Chris Brown following a reported brawl over a parking space on Sunday in Los Angeles, authorities told Reuters.

Although Ocean, 25, hasn't filed any charges yet, Los Angeles County Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore told Reuters Ocean "is desirous of prosecution in this incident."

Police responded to a report about a brawl involving six men outside Westlake Studio in West Hollywood.

"The altercation allegedly led to Chris Brown punching the victim," the department said in a statement released early Monday morning.

Brown, who is serving five years probation after the 2009 Rihanna assault incident, hasn't released a statement on the matter. On Monday, though, Brown posted a new photo on Instagram, featuring images of Jesus on a cross, along with the caption: "Painting the way I feel today. Focus on what matters!"

Meanwhile, the Grammy-nominated Ocean took to Twitter after the incident:

Brown and Ocean are up against each other in the urban contemporary album category at the Feb. 10 Grammy Awards.

  • CBS News Staff

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