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Rapper Young Thug arrested on outstanding warrant in Atlanta

December 23, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Rapper Young Thug arrested on outstanding warrant in Atlanta

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Rapper Young Thug was pinched on an outstanding warrant by Atlanta Police officers after he was spotted at a mall.

Officers responded around 8 p.m.on Thursday to a report of a stolen vehicle seen driving through the parking lot of Lenox Square mall and performed a walk through the mall, which is where they encountered Young Thug, according to the arrest report.

One of the officers was aware that the 25-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jeffery Lamar Williams, had an open warrant for failing to appear in court for a previous traffic violation,TMZ reported.

The officers took into consideration thatWilliams is a high-profile entertainer and escorted him to an employee stairwell and out through the back to avoid crowds before placing him in handcuffs, the report indicated.

Young Thug was released from custody around 11:45 p.m. Thursday after securing $750 bail.

It wasn’t immediately clear whether he had an attorney.

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