Chris Brown has been arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a woman told police he had threatened her with a gun.

Beauty queen Baylee Curran told the LA Times Mr Brown had pointed the gun at her face after she had been admiring his friend’s jewellery.

Mr Brown came out of his home after a stand-off with police on Tuesday.

Mr Brown’s lawyer tweeted that his client was later freed, adding that the accusations were “demonstrably false”.

Associated Press reported that Mr Brown was released on $250,000 (£190,000) bail.

The singer has several convictions for violence, including a 2009 assault on his then girlfriend, pop star Rihanna.