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Chris Brown Arrested on Suspicion of Assault With a Deadly Weapon

Chris Brown was arrested Tuesday afternoon on felony assault charges.

A spokesperson with the LAPD told Variety the singer was arrested and formally charged for assault with a deadly weapon following an incident early Tuesday morning.

Police responded to a call at about 3 a.m. on Tuesday, in which a woman said Brown threatened her with a gun during an altercation. After a police report was filed, cops obtained a search warrant for his Tarzana, Calif., property.

Brown initially refused to leave his home for the police investigation, resulting in an hours-long standoff. His attorney, Mark Geragos, arrived at Brown’s home shortly after the warrant was issued. At one point, Brown threw a bag out of his window that contained guns and drugs, according to TMZ, which first broke the news of his arrest.

As news broke on Tuesday, Brown posted a series of videos on Instagram declaring his innocence. He called the police “idiots” and went on to say, “I’m innocent f— everybody I’m tired of hearing this s—.”

“When you get the warrant or whatever you need to do, you’re going to walk right up in here and you’re going to see nothing. You idiots,” he said.

It’s only the latest in Brown’s legal trouble. The R&B singer has been involved in several incidents following his 2009 conviction for assaulting his then-girlfriend, Rihanna.

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