A$AP Bari has been arrested in London.
VLONE founder A$AP Bari, real name Jabarie Shelton, has reportedly been arrested at London Heathrow airport for sexual assault.
The London Metropolitan Police said in a statement to Pitchfork, “Detectives investigating an allegation of sexual assault at a Shoreditch hotel on 10 July 2017 have charged [Shelton]” Last year, a video circulated that showed Bari harassing a woman in a hotel room. Following the leak of the footage, Bari described the clip as “misleading” and that “we have resolved this issue amicably among all parties as adults.”
TMZ reports that Bari had been called for questioning by London police, but never attended, and that his passport has now been confiscated. Although he has reportedly been bailed out of prison, he is now unable to leave the country.
Representatives for A$AP Bari have not yet released a statement so stay tuned for more on this story.