The singer had a violent run-in with the law on Saturday, E! News has confirmed. The 24-year-old singer, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, was arrested after he allegedly punched a police officer in the head.
Officer Laura Meltzer, a spokeswoman for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police tells E! News, "A man by the name Abel Tesfaye was arrested on Saturday night in Las Vegas at about 4:42 a.m. Special Event officers responded to call regarding a fight that broke out at the 3500 Block of South Las Vegas Blvd. When they got to the venue there was a big group of people in an altercation."