Chris Brown Arrested in Malibu on Alleged Probation Violation

Singer Chris Brown was arrested in Malibu Friday afternoon in connection with an alleged probation violation, authorities said.

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Chris Brown appears at the Criminal Justice Center in Downtown Los Angeles, Feb. 3, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

Brown was “cooperative” when he was taken into custody at about 2 p.m., according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

He was being held without bail at a jail in downtown Los Angeles in connection with an arrest warrant issued for an alleged probation violation related to his conviction forĀ assault with a deadly weapon and criminal threats crimes in a 2009 incident, the Sheriff’s Department stated.

The 2009 crimes involved an attack on hisĀ then-girlfriend Rihanna.

It was not immediately known how Brown had allegedly violated his probation.

Brown had been ordered to a 90-day residential anger-management program and community service by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge in November.