America's… most wanted Arrest warrant issued for Next Top Model judge (and Tyra's 'boyfriend') Rob Evans
21:20 GMT, 25 October 2012
Are they or aren't they Rumours have been rife that Mr Evans and Ms Banks are item after being seen out together at numerous dinners
America's Next Top Model judge Rob Evans
has a warrant out for his arrest by the Beverly Hills Police Department
after he landed someone in hospital with severe injuries earlier this
The British male model, former boxer, and also Tyra Banks’ rumoured 'significant other', joined the cast of the hit reality show this year, and is being sought on charges for battery with serious injury and assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury.
According to ABC News, Lieutenant Lincoln Hoshino said a warrant for Mr Evans has been issued in connection with the assault that took place at Next Modeling agency offices in Beverly Hills on March 14.
Mr Evans reportedly cooperated with
the police until recently, when he became unreachable. Now, the Beverly
Hills Police Department of California are seeking his immediate arrest.
Lt. Hoshino said the department has reason to believe that Mr Evans, who replaced photographer and judge Nigel Barker on America’s Next Top Model, is currently
in Manhattan, with New York authorities notified of the arrest
The Lieutenant added that the warrant's bail is set at $150,000.
Although rumours have been rife that he and Ms Banks are item, Mr Evans told the Banbury Guardian
that they were never 'officially
dating,' despite being seen out together at numerous dinners.
Ms Banks, America's Next Top Model creator and host, recently
took to Twitter to announce that next season the show is to get an
injection of testosterone, as male contestants will be accepted for the
She wrote: 'ANTM 20. Bring on the boys!'
Both male and female models will live in the same house, and all will battle it out to be crowned winner.
Fugitive The America's Next Top Model Judge, former boxer, and also Tyra Banks rumoured 'significant other' is being sought on charges for assault with a deadly weapon
The host shook up the series when she
parted ways with Nigel Barker, Jay Manuel and J Alexander.
were replaced with Mr Evans, Johnny Wujek as photo shoot creative consultant and social media correspondent Bryanboy.
panel for the current Cycle 19, which stars college students, also saw the addition of Kelly Cutrone