The R&B singer Chris Brown was arrested Thursday night after a concert in West Palm Beach, Fla., on a charge of felony battery stemming from an April 2017 incident in Tampa.

He is accused of punching a photographer, Bennie Vines, at an event there at Club Aja, according to the police.

Officials notified Mr. Brown’s team of the imminent arrest before the concert, said Eric Davis, spokesman for the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. The authorities escorted him out of the Coral Sky Amphitheater shortly after the concert and booked him into the Palm Beach County Jail at 11 p.m. He was released at 11:52 p.m. after paying a $2,000 bond.

Mr. Vines, a Tampa-based photographer, was hired by the nightclub to take photos at an event in April 2017. He told the police he was sitting near Mr. Brown, when Mr. Brown motioned to him to move away, according to a statement from the Tampa Police Department. Mr. Vines tried to explain to Mr. Brown that he was taking photos of the crowd. Mr. Brown then punched him in his upper lip, according to Mr. Vines and other witnesses.

The case was investigated by the Tampa Police Department and a warrant for his arrest was issued on Aug. 11, 2017.

This is the latest in a string of violent incidents for Mr. Brown, who is 29. In May, a woman sued him, saying he held her against her will at his Los Angeles house last year while a friend of his raped her. He was arrested in 2016 on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon after a standoff at his home. In 2009, he pleaded guilty to one account of felony assault on his then-girlfriend Rihanna.

Mr. Brown’s lawyer had not immediately responded to a request for comment.

Mr. Brown was to continue his “Heartbreak on a Full Moon” tour on Friday at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater in Tampa, according to the venue’s box office.

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