Pete Doherty ‘arrested carrying two grams of cocaine while under the influence’

The Libertines lead singer Pete Doherty was reportedly arrested in Paris in the early hours of the morning for carrying two grams of cocaine and being under the influence of drugs and alcohol at the time.

French publication Le Point reports that the 40-year-old was arrested at around 3am this morning, in the Pigalle district of the capital city.

It's reported that, according to police, Pete was conducting a drug deal on the corner of the Rue de Douai and Rue Fontaine in the 9th arrondissement.

The British star was allegedly placed in custody for getting the drugs, according to a "judicial source".

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Pete was reportedly somewhat hostile, according to police officers who were present at the scene.

It's reported he did not immediately comply and would not get into the police car.

However, the publication reports that Pete was not violent against the police officers and there were no injuries sustained during the arrest.

It's reported that the incident was filmed by members of the public after the recognised the musician.

Daily Star Online has contacted Pete's publicist for comment.

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Pete is currently on tour with The Libertines and most recently performed in Berlin on November 5.

The next stop on the tour is on November 17 in Luxembourg City, followed by Brussels and two stops in Utrecht.

Then, in December the band returns to the UK for a number of shows up and down the country.

They kick off with a date in Bournemouth on December 3, visit cities such as Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester and Bristol, before ending in London on December 18.

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