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Chris Brown Arrested In Paris Over Rape Accusations

US singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint, police say.

Update: Brown has been released without charges and is free to leave France, prosecutors have told TMZ. 

It is believed that one of the others detained is Brown's bodyguard.

The arrests were first reported by Closer magazine, which said the three men had been detained after a 24-year-old woman alleged she was raped at Brown's suite at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on the night of January 15.

PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 17: Rapper Chris Brown is seen on January 17, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/Getty Images)

The woman told police that she met Brown and his friends at Le Crystal nightclub before the alleged assault occurred.

French police have confirmed Brown was detained on potential charges of aggravated rape and drug infractions.

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TMZ is reporting that French authorities have two days to decide whether Brown will be released, or will have to face court.

Brown has been in repeated legal trouble since pleading guilty to the felony assault in 2009 of his then-girlfriend, Rihanna.

He completed his probation in that case in 2015.

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