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Robert Downey Jr's Son Indio Arrested

30 Jun 2014

Indio Downey's detention eerily mimics Robert Downey Jr's troubled past

Robert Downey Jr's son has been arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal substances.

Indio Downey, whose mother is the Hollywood star's ex-wife Deborah Falconer, was detained by police in West Hollywood, California late on 29 June.

The 20-year-old was a passenger in a car which was pulled over by police, and he was allegedly found in possession of illegal substances following a search, according to TMZ.com.

Indio was arrested and taken to a local police station where he was booked and charged. He was released in the early hours of Monday morning (30 June) on $10,250 (£6,406) bail.

Robert Downey Jr spent years battling addictions after finding fame in Hollywood in the 1980s. He later turned his life around and made a successful career comeback, with top movies including the Iron Man series.