(EXCLUSIVE) Singer The Weeknd Close to Plea Deal in Criminal Case Accusing Him of Punching Cop

Written by thejasminebrand in Blog

The police officer attempted to break up the brawl and when a cop pulled The Weeknd into an elevator during the fight, the singer punched him in the head.

The Weeknd was officially charged in court on February 2nd for battery on a protected person (aka a police officer).

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The case is still pending in Vegas court, however, according to the court documents he is currently in negotiations to reach a plea deal in the case – in an effort to avoid serving jail time in the case – and the judge signed off on continuing a court hearing so the singer and the prosecution can continuing hashing out the details of a purposed deal.

A hearing has been set for August 27th, where the prosecution and The Weeknd are to present a plea deal to the judge.

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