Chris Brown has been arrested and charged with alleged assault

Published Sunday, Oct 27 2013, 19:43 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Chris Brown has been arrested for allegedly attacking a man outside a hotel in Washington DC.

The rapper, 24, and a second man - believed to be one of Chris' bodyguards - were arrested and charged this morning (October 27) with felony assault.

The Washington Metropolitan Police Department has confirmed that the arrest took place.

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The incident is alleged to have taken place outside the W Hotel and Sky News have reported that Chris was subsequently held in police custody.

It has also been reported that the charge could carry a four-year prison sentence for Chris as he's still on parole for assaulting his then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.

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