Tyler, the Creator has been arrested by Austin city police on the charges of inciting a riot.
The incident occurred last Thursday (13th March) during an afternoon set at Austin’s Scoot Inn. He was subsequently booked at a Texas airport and he’s charged with a Class A Misdemeanour and released on $25,000 bail.
In a report on TMZ relating to the incident, ‘According to the warrant … a bartender at the facility told police he tried protecting a woman from getting trampled on … but a guy punched him in the face for it.’
Watch footage of the alleged riot-starting below.
Tyler’s tweeted about the incident:
Dear You, That Tragedy That Happened Has Absolutly NOTHING To Do With The Show At Thrasher At A Different Location A Day Later - T— Tyler, The Creator (@fucktyler) March 16, 2014
So Please Stop Going Out Of Your Way To Mention The Tragedy And Tie Me To It, Thats Not Cool And It Bums Me Out— Tyler, The Creator (@fucktyler) March 16, 2014
AND DALLAS IS STILL HAPPENING TONIGHT! MIGHT BE A LITTLE LATE BUT LETS GET NASTY AS FUCK— Tyler, The Creator (@fucktyler) March 16, 2014