Singer Chris Brown Arrested For Felony Assault In Florida

Chris Brown Arrested In Florida

July 6, 2018
Chris Brown

(Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office via AP)


WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Singer Chris Brown walked off stage after his concert in Florida and into the hands of waiting sheriff's deputies, who arrested him on a felony battery charge and booked him into the Palm Beach County Jail.

A sheriff's spokeswoman said the entertainer was released after posting $2,000 bond on the battery charge issued by the Tampa Police Department. No details about the allegations in the arrest warrant were immediately available.

The 29-year-old entertainer's record of violence includes a guilty plea to felony assault for beating up his then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009 and a 2016 arrest on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon.
He's currently in the middle of his Heartbreak On A Full Moon Tour.
This story has been corrected; the warrant was issued by Tampa Police, not the Hillsborough Sheriff's Office.