Naomi Campbell was allegedly mugged in Paris last month.

According to E! Online, the British supermodel was accosted and injured by a group of men while trying to hail a cab in Paris just before Christmas.

The New York Post reported the 42-year-old Campbell tore a ligament in her leg after she was "knocked over and robbed" by the thugs, a fact apparently borne out by photos that have popped up showing her in crutches and in a wheelchair over the last couple of weeks.

No word on what the muggers stole. The model's billionaire boyfriend, Vladimir Doronin, reportedly flew her to Vail, Colo., to be treated by an orthopedic surgeon there and has increased the security around her.

While the Post reported French police were investigating the matter, a source with authorities in Paris told the U.K.'s Daily Mail that law enforcement has no official report of the crime.

"If such a serious crime had taken place then a criminal inquiry would have started by now, especially if the victim ended up in a wheelchair," a police source told the paper.

Sounds like someone is hiding something. Where was Spencer Pratt that night?

Campbell told the New York Post very little, other than to say she's "fine."

When it comes to violence, Campbell is usually on the other end of the incident. In 2007 she pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault for hurling a cell phone at her maid's head.


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Campbell is now said to be vacationing in Miami, where she's preparing for the premiere of her new Oxygen design competition show "The Face."

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