The Weeknd Arrested After Allegedly Assaulting A Police Officer

In an odd turn of events, R&B singer The Weeknd was arrested on January 10 for allegedly assaulting a police officer. In town for a performance at Drai’s Nightclub, after a brawl erupted at the Cromwell Hotel authorities were called to break up the fight. After being pulled into an elevator, an officer alleges that he was punched in the head by the 24-year-old singer who was arrested and jailed for “battery of a protected person.”

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After being released on $2,000 bail he took to his Instagram account to announce “escaped from Las Vegas.”

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