TODAY | October 28, 2013
>>> chris brown is due in court on a felony assault charge. brown and his bodyguard were arrested outside a washington, d.c. hotel. craig melvin is there with the details.
>> reporter: good morning. chris brown will be facing a magistrate judge later this morning. he spent last night in a washington, d.c. jail cell . brown 's latest arrest could land him in serious trouble serionse he's still on probation. according to the police report , brown attacked a 20-year-old man who tried to go photo bomb a picture the singer was taken pl the alleged victim says the pop star said i'm not down with that gay expletive and i feel like boxing. the brown followed by list bodyguard then punched the man in the face.
>> one gentleman was hit in the face really bad. start bleeding. and a few moments after, called the police.
>> reporter: brown is still on probation there his notorious domestic violence assault against rihanna. since then, brown has had several legal close calls, including night club brawl with drake in 2012 . in july, he was accused of a hit and run in los angeles . those charges were later it is miss dismissed, but his probation reinstated.
>> if he's guilty of having physically assaulted someone for no good reason, he'll go to either jail or prison.
>> reporter: earlier this year, he talked to matt about trying to repair his image.
>> you know i think it's just me proving myself once again and also just me being a man and knowing that what i did was wrong and never doing it again.
>> reporter: so again brown will face a judge this morning. he's also due back in court november 20th in los angeles to update a judge on his probation there. that's where because of this pending as sought charge lawyers say the prosecutor could try to revoke his probation.
>> all right. craig melvin, thanks