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Flavor Flav

Arrested for Assault

With a Deadly Weapon

10/17/2012 9:32 AM PDT UPDATED: 10/17/2012 11:28 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Flavor Flav was arrested early this morning in Vegas after allegedly threatening a teenager in his house with a deadly weapon, TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us, the teenager is the son of Flav's fiancee -- and the rapper had allegedly gotten into a heated verbal argument with both the teenager and his mom before it turned violent.

According to police, Flav -- real name William Drayton Jr. -- is accused of getting physical with his fiancee and then threatening her son with a knife. During the altercation, the fiancee called 911.

Flav was arrested around 3am and booked on two charges -- felony assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor domestic violence (battery).

He's currently being held on $23,000 bail.

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11:27 AM PT -- Flav just bailed out.

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16.

LCS27    

The hood still there. As always;

645 days ago
17.

Texas Gal    

WHAAAAT? Did he whack em' with his big ol' Father Time piece? Should have known better to bring a knife to a gun fight.

645 days ago
18.

Buddy The Elf    

He was busted trying to CLOCK someone.

645 days ago
19.

Rico Suavy    

It looks like a fire cracker went off in his head

645 days ago
20.

LiLo's boy toy    

Low life MF right there

645 days ago
21.

Honeys Booboo    

I'm sure he'll Fight The Powers that be.

645 days ago
22.

Amber    

That is one ugly little creature! Doesn't he have like 20 kids???

645 days ago
23.

HRH Prince Michael    

Flav, May the True and Living Yahweh, strengthen and guide you in your time of trouble.

Haters? "But, for the Grace of God, there go I"

645 days ago
24.

BigFrank    

Wait.....he assaulting someone with a battery?? Kat needs to loan him his gun.....cause you aint gonna scare nobody with a battery you foo.

645 days ago
25.

SMASHED    

What was it...??? Assault with a deadly chicken bone. You cannot take these people out of Popeyes.

645 days ago
26.

Who the Hell is Khloe    

He's a handsome man...

645 days ago
27.

O-Dog2GX    

if they were trespassers, he coulda blew their heads off & went back 2 sleep

645 days ago
28.

pak1    

OH LAWD! What a hot mess

645 days ago
29.

fargone    

This guy needs a couple intervention sessions.

645 days ago
30.

PrettyRiki    

Dayum...he looks like he eats bath salts for vegetables!!! WTF?!

645 days ago
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