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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Police in Las Vegas say the 21-year-old model boyfriend of celebrity socialite Paris Hilton was cited after a scuffle with another man at a Las Vegas Strip nightclub.

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Officer Laura Meltzer said River Viiperi was ticketed for misdemeanor battery and released after police were called about 3:30 a.m. Monday to the Wynn Las Vegas resort.

Meltzer says a man complained that Viiperi hit him during a verbal argument. No serious injuries resulted.

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Hotel officials declined to comment.

Meltzer didn't identify the complainant, and she says police officers didn't talk with Hilton, 31, who had been with Viiperi at the club.

Viiperi has appeared in photo advertisements for several international clothiers.

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