January 29, 2014 / 11:19 PM / 5 years ago

Justin Bieber to be charged with assault in Toronto: CBC

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will be charged with assault in Toronto in connection with a December , the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation said on Wednesday, citing unnamed police sources.

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber gestures at a beach as he takes a break in a resort in Punta Chame, on the outskirts of Panama City January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

The broadcaster said Bieber is expected to arrive in Toronto on Wednesday and be formally charged. The alleged assault involved a limo driver, the CBC said.

Bieber’s representatives declined via e-mail to comment on the report.

Toronto police said on their Twitter feed that they cannot confirm information in the media about Bieber.

Reporting by Allison Martell; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson and Andrew Hay

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