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Bieber turns self in on expected charge in Canada

January 29, 2014 • Entertainment


Canadian musician Justin Bieber is swarmed by media and police officers as he turns himself in to city police for an expected assault charge, in Toronto, on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. A police official said the charge has to do with an alleged assault on a limo driver in December. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

TORONTO (AP) — Justin Bieber turned himself in to Toronto police on an assault charge Wednesday, the second arrest in a week for the baby-faced 19-year-old pop star.

Bieber arrived in the evening at a police station to a crush of media and screaming fans.

A police official said the charge has to do with an alleged assault on a limo driver in December. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly.

Howard Weitzman, Bieber’s attorney in California, said his client is innocent and declined to comment on the allegations against Bieber or any potential defense, saying it was now a matter for the court to handle.

He said he expects the case to be treated as a Login to read more

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