The Weeknd Arrested For Punching A Police Officer In Las Vegas


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Of everything that you should not do while around a cop, punching them may as well lead the list (along with waiving a gun around of course). And it sounds like The Weeknd missed that memo.

According to TMZ, a fight broke out involving the artist inside the Cromwell Hotel in Las Vegas and the cops were called around (coincidentally?) 4:20 AM.

When they arrived, shit was still going down and one of he cops pulled Weeknd into an elevator, where he allegedly proceeded to punch the officer in the head.

He was of course instantly arrested and hauled off to jail for the battery of a protected person. He was bailed out soon after for a mere $2,000, and posted this Instagram saying he had “escaped Last Vegas.”

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