Police sources have confirmed that the singer is being held with two other people, including his bodyguard, after a 24-year-old woman filed a complaint alleging she was raped at Brown’s hotel suite at Le Mandarin Oriental hotel in Paris on January 15.
The AP noted that the complaint “was filed with police in the 17th arrondissement of northwest Paris.” French authorities confirm to TMZ that CB is in custody for alleged aggravated rape and narcotics offenses.
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Breezy was seen partying with his girlfriend hours before he the arrest. As reported by the Metro, the singer “looked happy and carefree as he got cozy with Ammika Harris at Parisian hotspot Cirque Bonheu on Saturday night.” According to the club’s Facebook page, Brown was hosting Mr. Circus night, described as “one of the biggest events of the year.”
Fans of the R&B crooner don’t mind that he has a history of violence, including a felony conviction for the 2009 assault on his ex-girlfriend Rihanna. His rap sheet also includes felony battery and alleged assault with a deadly weapon. In 2013, Brown attacked a man outside a Washington, D.C., hotel and was charged with misdemeanor assault. He was ordered to rehab but was kicked out the facility for violating the rules.
Chris Brown reportedly remains in custody while police investigate this latest disturbing complaint against him. He’s yet to be charged.