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Suge Knight Beat Down -- Again!!!

2/16/2009 7:50 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Suge Knight attacker, Suge KnightFor the second time in 9 months, Suge Knight got his face punched in -- and the alleged ass-beater claims to be Akon's business manager.

It all went down in a private party at the W Hotel in Scottsdale, AZ where Suge was attending a private party for NBA All-Star weekend. Cops say they were called to the scene by hotel security who warned about a brewing fight between two groups in the VIP area.

According to the Scottsdale PD website, when cops arrived, they saw a man punch the victim -- aka Suge -- two times in the head." Officers had to break out the tasers to "quell the fight."

The suspect, Robert Carnes, Jr., was charged with one count of felony aggravated assault -- they ruled it a felony "due to the severity of the victim's injuries." Another man was also arrested and charged with one count of misdemeanor disorderly conduct.

Launch PhotosAccording to the Scottsdale PD, "Carnes reported to officers that he is employed as the business manager for singer 'Akon.'"

Suge was transported to a local hospital and treated for facial injuries.

UPDATE:
Akon's people tell us, "Akon had already left the party and was in his hotel room at The W when the incident occurred."

UPDATE: Akon's publicist released the following statement about Robert Carnes Jr., the guy accused of beating Suge's ass: "He is not Akon's business manager, David Bolno is. He is with Akon's camp."

CLICK BELOW to read the Scottsdale PD arrest report.

"At about 3:30 AM, police were called to a private party on the second floor (pool area) of the W Hotel. Hotel security personnel called police when they became concerned that there would be a fight between two groups of guests having heated words in the VIP area. Officers arrived and watched a group of about 6-8 guests exiting the VIP area. They saw one person, later identified as Robert Carnes Jr., punch the victim in the head two times. Officers deployed Tasers to quell the fight that erupted. Officers arrested CARNES Jr. and ANDERSON for assault and disorderly conduct. The victim was transported to SHC-Osborn hospital where he was treated for facial injuries. CARNES Jr. reported to officers that he is employed as the business manager for singer "Akon".

Both suspects were booked into Scottsdale City jail and are being held in custody.

ANDERSON is charged with 1 count of misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct. CARNES Jr. is charged with 1 count of Felony Aggravated Assault. (Felony charge is due to the severity of the victim's injuries.)"


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46.

sweet sue    

Having grown up in Scottsdale, I'm surprised the police even bothered.

1887 days ago
47.

gnell    

For a long time Suge Knight bullied people into submission, Well it looks like what go around always come back around! Suge should take his old A** somewhere and sit the F**k down! His time is over!

1886 days ago
48.

quetzal    

next time, pull his pants down n take snaps of his small pene

1886 days ago
49.

egriffin    

Hey Suge, I think God is trying to tell you something. The second time in 9 months, I think that's a message!

By the way, why don't we send this dude to knock the "Brown" out of Chris while he's at it.

1886 days ago
50.

anthony    

It's too bad what's happening to you, after all you've gone through.$$$?

1886 days ago
51.

Nappy    

If that bitch had any character at all, he'd commit suicide. The man is lost in adifferent era

1886 days ago
52.

gretchen    

Shouldn't Suge be in jail with all the crap he's been involved in? This animal shouldn't be able to roam free & I'm glad he's gotten his fat ass beat a couple of times now. BIG BULLY!

1886 days ago
53.

teeheehee    

LOL! what a pucci!

1886 days ago
54.

AwShucks    

Sho-o-o-o-o-o-o-o ... that so raggedy. Sho-Suge Knight needs to realize all the bad azz mofo's are either in jail or dead. He on his way all da way out. Time to cut his losses and stop trying to bully everybody. There are some young guns on the street these days that will take him out. What's worse is if they just hurt his butt and leave him to suffer in a less than a man state. He's over. BTW: If the females in his life care anything about his deteriorating ole butt they need to get him out da game--before it's too late. Shucks... nothin' lasts 4evuh. Time to retire Suge.

1886 days ago
55.

Ames    

I thought we were supposed to read about thugs kicking ass, not getting their asses kicked.Sug Knights a bitch and I personally am looking forward to his next beatdown.

1886 days ago
56.

OnPoint    

Suge Knight is the big school yard bully that we all had at school one time or another. You remember him or her? Everyone in attendance was scared to death of this person and then the bully made the mistake of picking on the meakest, quietest child in the school and all hell broke loose. That quiet, meak child usually ended up beating the school-yard bully within an inch of his/her life and then everyone else discovered that the bully was a big bag of literal wind who compensated for his awkward bigness by scaring the little regular sized kids. Happens all the time in grade, middle and high school. Suge is no different. I am happy that people are seeing him for the punk that he actually is. I do beleive had they seen it sooner, Pac and Biggie would still be alive. I hold him solely responsible for their deaths I don't care what law enforcement says .... !!!!!!!

1886 days ago
57.

Big Mike    

How can you feel sorry for any of these idiots? They were not raised correctly and they behave like little boys. That is the hard truth now deal with it.

1886 days ago
58.

Abe Martin    

I hope he was wearing his trademark "Bloods" colored suit so the stains weren't so noticeable. Suge, ex-UNLV football player, UNLV dropout, ex-recording industry power, ex-convict, ex-New York Times cover story, is finally getting his turnabouts, isn't he?

Ain't phat when you're a nearly fifty year old, three hundred and fifty pound has-been, is it Bitch?

1886 days ago
59.

catch11    

AWw gosh, what a shame :) and where were his infamous bodyguards? Could it be that they too, enjoyed the moment?!?!

1886 days ago
60.

jeff    

yeah we all of us dont know this guy but the trick is is to try to get us to follow this so we might forgive and foret what cris brown did


NEVER WILL I FORGET WHAT BROWN DID put him in the prison with the most dangerouis guy

1886 days ago
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