Emma Roberts arrested over domestic violence incident

Emma Roberts and Evan Peters
Emma Roberts and Evan Peters Bang Showbiz

EMMA Roberts was arrested and released without charge after a domestic violence incident in Montreal, Canada.

The 22-year-old actress - who is Oscar-winner Julia Roberts' niece - allegedly got into a physical altercation with her 'American Horror Story' star boyfriend, Evan Peters, that left him with a bloody nose, and was taken into custody in the early hours of July 7.

Local law enforcement sources told gossip website TMZ.com that the couple, who have been together for a year, were overheard fighting in their room and someone in their hotel called the police.

The insider said that police officers immediately arrested Emma after arriving at the scene and witnessing Evan's bloody nose.

The 26-year-old actor also had a bite mark on his body.

'Celeste and Jesse Forever' star Emma was taken into custody but was released hours later as Evan declined to press charges.

A source close to the actress insists that both parties were to blame for the violent incident and they were both hitting each other.

The insider claims that Emma did not bite Evan and that she was the only one arrested because he had more obvious physical injuries.

>>More Celebrity News


Wide Bay Schoolboys ready to take on state's best

premium_icon Wide Bay Schoolboys ready to take on state's best

Seven South Burnett players will run on for Wide Bay.

Boy From the Bush almost quit after constant rejection

premium_icon Boy From the Bush almost quit after constant rejection

'Every record label in Australia knocked it back.'

Mad Hatters put minds to the test at trivia fundraiser

Mad Hatters put minds to the test at trivia fundraiser

Funds raised will purchase equipment to help save lives in region.