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Tyler, The Creator Arrested For Allegedly Inciting A Riot At SXSW

Tyler’s since been released on $25,000 bail, charged with a Class A Misdemeanour.

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.

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Tyler’s tweeted about the incident:






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