FILE - In this June 7, 2015, file photo, rapper Chris Brown performs at the 2015 Hot 97 Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Authorities said officers responded to singer Brown's Los Angeles home early Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, after a woman called police seeking assistance. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this June 7, 2015, file photo, rapper Chris Brown performs at the 2015 Hot 97 Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Authorities said officers responded to singer Brown's Los Angeles home early Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, after a woman called police seeking assistance. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File) Scott Roth

Chris Brown arrested after armed standoff

SINGER Chris Brown has been arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon following a nine-hour standoff with police.

Shortly before 6am yesterday AEST, police began searching Brown's Los Angeles mansion after a woman phoned 911, claiming a gun was pointed at her.

During the standoff the singer took to Instagram to deny he'd done anything wrong.

TMZ reports he threw a duffel bag out the window to police that apparently contained drugs and weapons.

The woman involved is reported to be Baylee Curran, a beauty queen.


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