November 13, 2014 8:57 pm
Updated: November 13, 2014 9:00 pm

Bieber threatened with arrest by Argentina court

Justin Bieber, pictured in September 2014.

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TORONTO — Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has 60 days to appear before a judge in Argentina or risk arrest.

According to the Telam news agency, Judge Fecund Cubas asked Interpol to notify Bieber that if he does not make himself available for questioning, an international arrest warrant will be issued.

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Bieber, 20, is accused of ordering his bodyguards to assault photographer Diego Pesoa outside INK nightclub in Buenos Aires last Nov. 9.

Bieber was partying at the club with his entourage while on a South American tour.

If he was charged and convicted, Bieber could face up to one year in prison.

It’s the latest legal woe for Bieber, who faces charges of assault and dangerous driving in Ontario after altercation with photographers Todd Gillis and Sean O’Neill in late August.

In January, the London, Ont.-born singer was charged with assault in Toronto — but the Crown dropped the case in early September.

Bieber pleaded guilty to a vandalism charge in California after egging his neighbour’s house. He was placed on two years of probation and ordered to pay more than $80,000 in restitution and to perform community service.

The “Believe” singer pleaded guilty in August to careless driving and resisting arrest following a January traffic stop in Miami Beach. A DUI charge was dropped. He was ordered to attend anger management classes and make a $50,000 charitable donation.

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