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Chris Brown Detained In Paris After Woman's Explosive Rape Accusations

Chris Brown Detained Paris Rape Accusation
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Jan. 22 2019, Updated 11:28 a.m. ET

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Chris Brown is still in custody after being detained in Paris, has learned.

The shamed rapper was taken in on Monday, January 21 on potential charges of aggravated rape and drug possession, the U.S. Dept. of State confirmed to

Brown's alleged victim, a 24-year-old woman, told police he assaulted her in his hotel room on January 15. She said the two had met earlier that night at nightclub Le Crystal, after which the "Look At Me Now" star convinced her to follow him back to his suite with other women and three men.

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“He is accused of a rape and is being held at the judicial police offices in the 1st arrondissement,” a prosecuting source told “He was arrested with two others on Monday, and interviews and other inquiries are ongoing."

“The woman said she was abused by Mr. Brown, a bodyguard, and a friend, and then she was left alone with the star,” said another source in Paris. “A total of three men were arrested at Mr. Brown’s hotel. They did not resist police, and now have lawyers representing them.”

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On Tuesday, January 22, Brown, 29, is still in custody, and investigators have another two days to decide whether or not to file charges and open a criminal investigation. readers recall the rapper's rape case comes 10 years after he was arrested for physically attacking his then-girlfriend, Rihanna. He pled guilty and completed his probation in the case in 2015 — but the hard-partying star could not stay out of trouble for much longer.

In 2017, model Liziane Gutierrez claimed Brown punched her in the face at a Las Vegas bash, but he was not charged with a crime.

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