Paris Hilton`s beau arrested for battery

Updated: Oct 02, 2012, 18:58 PM IST

Los Angeles: Hotel heiress Paris Hilton`s beau River Viiperi was arrested for punching a man on his face, but was released later.

Hilton and her 21-year-old Spanish model boyfriend were partying at a Las Vegas nightclub in the early hours of Monday morning, when he punched an onlooker in the face.

According to tmz.com, a male party-goer filed a police report claiming his girlfriend was "making out" with Hilton on the dance floor when a jealous River punched him so hard that he needed medical attention.

Viiperi was taken into custody, cited for misdemeanour battery, and later released. The incident is under investigation.

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