Comedian Katt Williams pleads not guilty in robbery case involving stolen camera



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    FILE - In this April 11, 2013 file photo, Katt Williams, a cast member in "Scary Movie V," poses at the Los Angeles premiere of the film at the Cinerama Dome, in Los Angeles. Williams pleaded not guilty to robbery in a Los Angeles courtroom on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. The comedian is charged along with Death Row Records founder Suge Knight with taking a celebrity photographer’s camera during an incident in Beverly Hills in September 2014. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)


    In this Feb. 26, 2003 file photo, rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight, walks out of the Los Angeles County jail in Los Angeles. Knight appeared in a Los Angeles courtroom on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, and was ordered to return to court on Jan. 27, 2015, for the next hearing in a felony robbery case filed after a celebrity photographer reported that he stole her camera in September. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)


    LOS ANGELES — Katt Williams has pleaded not guilty to a robbery charge filed after a photographer accused the comedian of stealing her camera.

    District attorney's spokeswoman Shiara Davila-Morales said Williams entered the plea Wednesday and was ordered to return to court Feb. 3 for a scheduling hearing.

    Williams was charged along with Death Row Records founder Suge Knight with taking the camera as the photographer tried to take a picture in Beverly Hills on Sept. 5. Knight has also pleaded not guilty to the charge.

    The 43-year-old Williams has starred in several comedy specials and appeared in films. He could face up to seven years in prison if convicted.

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