Conor McGregor arrested in Miami after altercation with fan

UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been arrested in Miami Beach after allegedly smashing a fan’s phone.

He is in custody in the Florida city charged with strong-arm robbery and criminal mischief.

Officers have set a total bond of $12,500.

The Miami Herald reports that McGregor slapped the phone out of a fan’s hand when he tried to take a picture of him.

A police report shared by Miami Police on Twitter said: “The victim and the defendant were exiting the Fontainebleau Hotel and the victim approached the defendant with his cell phone.

“The defendant slapped the victim’s phone out of his hand, causing it to fall to the floor.

“The defendant the stomped on the victim’s phone several times, damaging it, the defendant then picked up the victim’s phone and walked away with it, depriving him of it.

“Victim stated the phone was valued at $1,000.

“The defendant was located and arrested.”

Miami Beach police said they would not be releasing more details.

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