YG Arrested for Alleged Robbery

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YG has been arrested in Los Angeles in connection with an investigation of an alleged robbery, TMZ and CBSLA report. In a statement given to Pitchfork, the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department said they arrived at YG’s home early this morning (January 24) with a search warrant. The rapper was then taken into custody and is being held at Men’s Central Jail on $250,000 bail, according to CBSLA. He is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday, January 28.

UPDATE 01/26 12:03 a.m. ET: YG has been released on bond, according to XXL.

The full LASD statement reads:

Los Angeles County Sheriff Operation Safe Streets Detectives served a search warrant this morning in the 22000 block of Zaltana Street in Chatsworth in the furtherance of an on-going criminal investigation.
Twenty nine year old Keenon Jackson, otherwise known as "YG", a resident at the home, was taken into custody at the time of the service pursuant to an arrest warrant. He was transported to Men's Central Jail where he was booked for robbery. Jackson's arraignment is set for Tuesday, January 28, 2020 in Compton Court. He remains in custody in lieu of $250,000 bail.

There is no additional information available at this time.

YG is scheduled to perform at the 2020 Grammys this Sunday, January 26, as part of a tribute to his late collaborator Nipsey Hussle.

Pitchfork has reached out to YG’s representatives for comment and more information.

Originally Appeared on Pitchfork