Singer Nick Carter arrested in Florida

Nick Carter arrives at the “Backstreet Boys: Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of” premiere at the Arclight Cinemas - Cinerama Dome on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Rob Latour/Invision/AP)


KEY WEST, FL. (WTNH)– Singer Nick Carter was arrested in Florida Wednesday night after an alleged bar fight.

TMZ reports that the Backstreet Boy was involved in scuffle inside the Hog’s Breath Saloon in Key West. Carter was arrested around 8 p.m. for misdemeanor battery by the Monroe County Sheriff’s office.

A photo obtained by TMZ of the scene shows the former teen heartthrob lying face down on the ground outside in front of an officer. TMZ also pointed out that the arrest documents list the boy bander’s occupation as “None.”

It is unclear if Carter is still in police custody. His representative has not commented on the arrest at this time.

Carter recently appeared on last season’s Dancing with the Stars.

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