Nick Carter Arrested: Backstreet Boys Singer Taken Into Custody After Bar Brawl

Nick Carter has been arrested in the US following a bar brawl.

TMZ reports that the former Backstreet Boys singer was involved in a scuffle at Hog's Breath Saloon in Key West, Florida on Wednesday (13 January) night.

After police arrived at the scene, Nick was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor battery.

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According to People magazine, he was then taken to Monroe County Sheriff's office, where mugshots were taken.

His arrest documents, which were obtained by TMZ, list Nick’s occupation as “none”.

A spokesperson for the star declined to comment when contacted by People.

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News of Nick’s arrest comes as he and wife Lauren prepare to welcome their first child together.

The couple announced Lauren’s pregnancy back in October, when Nick was competing on the US version of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.

After reaching the final of ‘Dancing With The Stars’, he finished runner-up, losing out to the late Steve Irwin’s daughter Bindi and her partner Derek Hough.

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