LOS ANGELES (AP) — A source familiar with an investigation into whether actor Brad Pitt was abusive toward his son on a private flight in September says the case has been closed with no finding of abuse by the actor.AP source says Brad Pitt has been cleared after allegation that he was abusive toward his 15-year-old son. https://t.co/XzkhsL7rjl— The Associated Press (@AP) November 9, 2016
The source, who was not authorized to speak publicly, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the investigation was closed within the past few days.
Multiples sources have said the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services had been looking into allegations Pitt was abusive toward his 15-year-old son on the flight in mid-September. Pitt's wife, Angelina Jolie Pitt, filed for divorce days after the incident.
Custody of the actors' six children has been the primary issue in their divorce.
A spokesman for the department said the agency could not confirm it investigated Pitt.
The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services has concluded its investigation into child abuse allegations against Brad Pitt, multiple sources tell PEOPLE.
“It was a full and thorough investigation and the determination has been made that no charges should be brought,” says a source, adding that there was no finding of abuse.
A rep for Angelina Jolie responded in a statement to PEOPLE: “The job of the DCFS is to make sure the children are in a safe and secure situation. As we said earlier this week, childcare professionals encouraged a legal agreement accepted and signed by both sides that was in the best interest of the children. Angelina said from the beginning that she felt she had to take action for the health of the family and is relieved that after their 8-week involvement, the DCFS is now satisfied the safeguards are put in place that will allow the children to heal.”
A rep for Pitt declined to comment.
editedBrad Pitt has been cleared of child abuse allegations by DCFS. https://t.co/f1lWMH2U7z pic.twitter.com/La45LC4Ae7— EntertainmentTonight (@etnow) November 9, 2016
Brad Pitt has been cleared of child abuse allegations by the Department of Child and Family Services, ET can confirm.
“It wasn’t clearly founded that there was any abuse by Pitt,” the source tells ET, emphasizing that there was no validation or proof of abuse and the investigation is now closed.
In September, both 41-year-old Jolie and 52-year-old Pitt agreed to a DCFS safety plan -- a temporary custody agreement over their six children -- which is standard practice in any ongoing child welfare investigation. Jolie and Pitt each volunteered to participate in individual counseling, and Pitt also agreed to undergo drug and alcohol testing, though he was not required to, sources told ET.
Although the safety plan was set to expire on Oct. 20, it was extended last month as the investigation continued.
Jolie and Pitt have also come to their own custody plan. On Monday, a representative for Jolie told ET that Jolie and Pitt's children -- 15-year-old Maddox, 12-year-old Pax, 11-year-old Zahara, 10-year-old Shiloh, and 8-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne -- will remain in the actress' custody. "Childcare professionals have encouraged a legal agreement accepted and signed by both sides over a week ago," the rep said in a statement. "In accordance with this agreement, the six children will stay in their mother's custody, and the children will continue therapeutic visits with their father. This has been determined by childcare professionals to be in the children’s best interest.”
Another source also told ET that Pitt has voluntarily chosen to have supervised visits with his kids, because he believes that it is what's best for them. "His visits are monitored voluntarily because he has agreed to go out of his way for the kids," the source said.
Jolie and Pitt actually spoke directly to reach the new custody agreement, a source told ET.
“This is what Brad and Angelina have decided between each other for the children,” one source said. “The agreement is also indefinite, so there is no time frame to it, it is in place until they decide to make a change."