Bill Murray ‘Willing to Pay for Damages’ After Hurling Fans’ Phones Off Roof, Police Say

According to police, the victims are not pressing charges against the “Groundhog Day” star and just want replacement phones

This is one day Bill Murray is not going to want to live over and over again.

The “Groundhog Day” star is “willing to pay for the damages he caused” after he threw three cellphones belonging to fans off the roof of a restaurant in Carmel, California, according to police.

Commander Paul Tomasi of the Carmel Police Department said that “at 10:30 p.m. Thursday, we got a disturbance call on the rooftop of the restaurant, Vesuvio, in Carmel, so officers responded and they contacted three people who stated that actor Bill Murray took their phones from them and threw them — two of those phones went off the building and landed on the sidewalk, one didn’t.”

Tomasi also told TheWrap that Murray was not at the scene when law enforcement officials arrived, but after contacting his representatives Friday morning, Murray “confirmed that he was there last night and he is willing to pay for the damages he caused.”

None of the victims wanted to press any charges, but instead just wanted to get a replacement for their phones.

“It’s a civil case now because there are no victims,” Tomasi said. “Police are no longer involved, we just responded initially.”

According to TMZ, Murray threw the phones off the roof when he noticed people taking pictures of him.

Murray’s reps were not available for comment, and the Vesuvio’s owner has not yet responded to TheWrap’s request for comment.

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