Bill Murray Offers to Compensate Fans After Allegedly Throwing Their Phones Off a Restaurant Rooftop: Cops
"He admits to being at the restaurant last night and he was willing to pay for any damages people may have had," said the police
Bill Murray allegedly threw cellphones of fans snapping pictures of him off a restaurant rooftop, prompting a police investigation.
When three fans began taking photos of Murray, 65, at the Vesuvio restaurant in Carmel, California, on Thursday night, took the phones and threw them, the fans told police.
Two of the phones shattered on the sidewalk below and one landed in a seat cushion.
“At 10:30 p.m. last night, our offices were called to a disturbance on the rooftop of Vesuvio,” a police spokesperson told PEOPLE. “When we arrived we met with three people who stated a subject identified as ‘Bill Murray’ took phones out of their hands and threw them.”
According to the police, by the time the officers arrived at the restaurant, Murray had already left.
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When the police reached out to Murray’s rep, they say that the actor admitted to being at the restaurant.
“He admits to being at the restaurant [Thursday] and he was willing to pay for any damages people may have had,” said the police.
The police confirmed that no charges were being pressed against Murray and that the case was closed after the two broken phones were paid for.
Murray’s rep has not yet responded to PEOPLE’s request for comment.