British singer Pete Doherty was arrested in Paris for buying cocaine, the authorities said.
The 40-year-old Libertines and Babyshambles former frontman was arrested on Thursday night after he was stopped by the police during a drug deal. The Paris prosecutor's office announced.
The French press did not confirm that Doherty had 2 grams of cocaine with him and was arrested in Pigalle, an area known for his night-time bars.
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Ever since Doherty became famous in the 1990s, he has been repeatedly arrested for drug-related crime.
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The Associated Press has contributed to this report.