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Pete Doherty arrested second time in a week following ‘drunken fight with teen’ in Paris

British pop singer Pete Doherty has been arrested for the second time this week whereas in Paris.

The 40-year-old Libertines star was arrested following a “drunken struggle” whereas he was out “celebrating his launch”.

On the time of the alleged altercation, Doherty was reportedly carrying his pijamas.

Based on stories, on Sunday morning he was noticed throwing punches at a teenage adversary within the upmarket Saint-Germain-des-Pres district of the French capital.

Pete Doherty performing on stage earlier this month
Pete Doherty has been arrested for the second time this weekend

On Saturday, he had been launched from custody after being held for alleged cocaine abuse in a separate incident.

His lawyer, Arash Derambarsh, informed the Parisien information outlet that Pete went residence and took sleeping drugs however then went out once more carrying his pijamas.

Based on Derambarsh, Doherty wished to “go and rejoice his liberation in a bar close to him.”

He continued: “He drank and folks made him drink.”

Pete in 2012 wearing a top hat and suit
Pete has been arrested following a struggle in Paris

Because the night wore on, the stories say Doherty acquired right into a struggle with a 19-year-old man they usually “shortly got here to blows”.

An investigating supply has stated the teenager was “injured” in the course of the “drunken brawl”, and that Pete might face contemporary expenses for “violence by an individual in a state of drunkenness”.

“Earlier than being questioned by police, Doherty was put someplace the place he might sober up,” stated an investigating supply.

Earlier than his newest arrest, Doherty had been launched following two days in police custody for getting cocaine within the northern Pigalle district of Paris.

Pete on a red carpet in 2012 in a suit and top hat
Pete was reportedly witnessed by police shopping for cocaine a number of nights earlier than

Underneath a fast-track process, he was provisionally fined the equal of £4,300 for utilizing a banned drug – a sentence which is but to be authorised by a choose.

In Pigalle, Doherty was arrested throughout an alleged road drug deal witnessed by police.

The star was once more stated to be drunk and in possession of cocaine when approached by officers at round 3am.

“The suspect was arrested within the Pigalle district, and was carrying two grammes of cocaine,” stated an investigating supply.