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Chris Brown had a run-in with police in late August after his neighbors called in a noise complaint -- but it wasn't over loud music.

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Residents in the R&B star's Los Angeles neighborhood phoned cops sometime during the last week of August 2013 because they felt Brown, 24, and his guests were talking too loud, law-enforcement sources tell TMZ.

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TMZ reports that police spoke to Brown -- presumably at an acceptable decibel level -- who was quick to cooperate by moving his guests inside his home.

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