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Ricky Martin faces a restraining order in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico  A judge has issued a restraining order against Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin, police said Saturday.

The order was signed on Friday and authorities visited an upscale neighborhood in the north coast city of Dorado, where the singer lives, to try to enforce the order, police spokesman Axel Valencia told The Associated Press. .“So far, the

police have not been able to find him,” Valencia said.Martin’s press officer

did not immediately return a request for comment message.

It is not immediately known who asked for the restraining order. Valencia said it could not provide more details because the order was filed under Puerto Rico’s Domestic Violence Act.

El Vocero, a Puerto Rican newspaper, said the order states that Martin and the other party have been dating for seven months. The report cites the order in which it is stated that they separated two months ago, but the petitioner states that Martin did not accept the separation and was seen wandering near the petitioner’s home at least three times.“The

petitioner fears for his safety,” El Vocero said, citing the order.

AP did not obtain a copy of the order. Valencia said the order forbids Martin from contacting or calling the person who presented it and that a judge will determine later in a hearing whether the order should be confirmed or revoked. She added that orders usually last at least a month.

Valencia noted that the person requesting the restraining order did not contact the police, who allegedly required prosecutors to determine if there was sufficient evidence to file a complaint. Rather, the request went directly to the court.