The Weeknd arrested for battery in Las Vegas

Posted on Jan 13, 2015 in Celebrity Justice, Criminal Defense

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R & B singer, The Weeknd, was arrested Saturday night after supposedly punching a cop in an elevator at the Cromwell Hotel. Police were called to the hotel around 4:20am for a large brawl. A police officer then grabbed The Weeknd and placed him in an elevator, where he allegedly punched the officer. He was charged with battery of a protected person and was released on bail Sunday.

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