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Singer Pete Doherty detained in Paris over cocaine sale

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In this May 4, 2017 file, photo, British musician Pete Doherty performs on stage during a concert in Paris. Paris authorities say British singer Pete Doherty has been arrested in Paris for buying drugs.

Paris authorities say British singer Pete Doherty has been arrested in Paris for buying cocaine.

The Paris prosecutor’s office said the 40-year old former Libertines and Babyshambles frontman was placed in detention overnight Thursday after being stopped by police during a drugs transaction.

The office wouldn’t confirm French media reports that Doherty was carrying 2 grams of cocaine and was arrested in Pigalle, an area known for its late-night bars.

Since rising to fame in the 1990s, Doherty, the ex-boyfriend of model Kate Moss, has been repeatedly arrested for drug offenses.

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