Following his arrest at the weekend, singer Chris Brown has entered a rehab facility. reports that a statement released by the R&B star's representative read: "Chris Brown has elected to enter a rehab facility."

It continued: "His goal is to gain focus and insight into his past and recent behavior, enabling him to continue the pursuit of his life and his career from a healthier vantage point."

Brown was arrested early on Sunday morning following an alleged altercation with another man outside a Washington DC hotel.

He was released from a Washington DC jail on Monday after a felony assault charge was reduced to a misdemeanour. Brown has denied the charge.

Brown is on probation for his 2009 assault on Rihanna.