G-Eazy Arrested for Assault in Sweden - NECN

G-Eazy Arrested for Assault in Sweden

Swedish police confirm the rapper was arrested Thursday, reports say still in custody

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    G-Eazy Arrested for Assault in Sweden
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    Rapper G-Eazy performs as a special guest on the Coachella stage during week 1, day 3 of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 15, 2018 in Indio, California. Video footage shows G-Eazy on Thursday, May 3 being arrested in Stockholm, Sweden.

    G-Eazy has been arrested in Sweden.

    Video footage obtained by TMZ shows the "Him & I" rapper getting loaded into a police car in Stockholm, hours after performing in the city with his girlfriend, Halsey, on Wednesday night.

    TMZ reports that G-Eazy was partying in a club and "acting belligerent" when security approached the rapper to get him to calm down. That's when G-Eazy allegedly "started throwing punches, striking one guard in the face," according to the site, which adds that when police then detained G-Eazy, they allegedly found cocaine in his pocket.

    On Thursday morning, Swedish police confirmed to The Blast that an American citizen was arrested in the early hours of May 3 "on a charge of assault."

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    "Police say it appears the assault involved an official or employee at the club," the site states.

    G-Eazy is reportedly still in custody.

    According to videos on social media, G-Eazy was at the club in Stockholm with Halsey and Sean Kingston before the arrest.

    G-Eazy is next scheduled to perform in Copenhagen on Sunday, May 6.

    E! News has reached out to G-Eazy's rep for comment.