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The Weeknd Arrested After Hitting Cop in a Vegas Brawl

The Weeknd was arrested Saturday morning after he allegedly punched a police officer in the head at the Cromwell Hotel in Las Vegas.

A fight occurred at 4:20 a.m. at the Vegas hotel. That’s when law officials arrived to the scene, with the fight still going on strong, attempting to calm down the situation.

During the scuffle, The Weeknd, (Abel Tesfaye) 24, was put into an elevator, the singer lost it at hit the officer in the side of the head with a closed fist, according to Las Vegas Police Officer Laura Meltzer.

0112-the-weekend-tmz-mug-shot-4He was immediately taken into custody for battery of a protected person and sent to Clark County Detention Center. His mugshot (left) was obtained by TMZ.

Meltzer says it doesn’t appear that the officer was seriously hurt.

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