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" We hope that we "I have a chance to ask the questions we have," said Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.
"No matter what the study shows," Guglielmi said. "If you have information that is useful for law enforcement, you need to contact the authorities and share this information. We have been very diplomatic and have worked with him and his lawyers. We have information and that is what we want to lead by.
If Smollett does not come in to talk to the police, he said: "We must go with other methods of creating a culture of responsibility."
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Later Wednesday, an official informed about the Smollett study confirmed that ABC News that lawyers representing Smollett met with police and prosecutors in Chicago today. the police will not immediately detail the content of the discussion.
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The recent public opinion of the CPD comes after two federal officials confirmed to ABC News on Tuesday that the FBI and US Postal Inspection Service are investigating about Jussie Smollett played a role in sending a threatening letter addressed to him in the Chicago study, where "Empire" was filmed prior to the alleged January 29 attack.
The letter, which was sent on January 22, is currently in an FBI crime laboratory for analysis, said one of the sources.
The claim of all goat attacks and letters – made by the brothers Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo, who cooperate with investigators in the probe – has not been officially confirmed.
The Osundairo brothers have also told researchers that Smollett paid them to help him orchestras and stage attack on January 29, which Smollett said arose near his Chicago apartment, sources said. The police have not independently verified these claims and no one has been charged with the case.
"As a victim of a hate crime collaborating with the police investigation, Jussie Smollett is angry and devastated by recent reports that the perpetrators are individuals he is familiar with," Smollett lawyers Todd Pugh and Victor Henderson said in a statement Saturday. "He has now become the additional victim of claims that are inscribed on these alleged perpetrators that Jussie played a role in his own attack. Nothing is further from the truth and anyone else claims to lie."
Smollett told the police that on January 29th, he walked on a street near his apartment around noon. 2 when he was put off by two men. The attacks shouted shouting racist and homophobic veil before hitting him and pouring "an unknown chemical" on him – possibly bleach – and wrapping a rope around his neck, he told detectives.
On Tuesday, a previously unreported misdemeanor complaint about Smollett related to an arrest for driving under the influence in 2007 set in an Associated Press report. According to the complaint, Jussie Smollett informed the police that his name was Jake Smollett, his younger brother, and signed Jake's name on the written pledge to come to court.
Smollett was charged with fake imitation, driving under the influence and driving without a valid license. He filed no contest and conducted an alcohol training program, the AP reported.