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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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31.

cindy    

TMZ has officially tanked. They now only consist of Lindsay, Honey boo boo and black rappers getting arrested. Next.

633 days ago
32.

baybek8s    

Flavor Flav is too old to be walking around looking and acting like that. Better appear on a new reality show because he's looking homeless. Yeah boy! It's time to wake up!

633 days ago
33.

kerrplunk    

Where's the clock?

633 days ago
34.

Rhubino    

Did he coldclock someone?!!

633 days ago
35.

Jenn    

Flavor Flav has 7 kids. This is why society is screwed.

633 days ago
36.

Sherms    

Isn't his "name" FLAVA Flav?? Come on white peeps...don't be so proper. :)

633 days ago
37.

Jen    

Awful to see him looking so cracked out.

633 days ago
38.

Joao    

Nevada is a premier member of the Californian Celebrity Courts Consortium. He'll walk... They'll pervert the "law" until he walks... [at a price]

633 days ago
39.

Throwback kid    

Brigitte Nielsen had sex with this guy? she should jump off a bridge. If you made that face into a Halloween mask it would scare every kid on my street. He looks like a Goblin

633 days ago
40.

gossipgirl86    

The teenager is his fiancee's son. I'm not sirprised to hear this. I saw him on wife swap celebrity addition and he was a complete AZZ! His wife is a very quiet non confrontational person...at least from what I could see on the show.

633 days ago
41.

evaporatedthefur    

Unfortunately for Flav, 911 was not a joke in his town!!

633 days ago
42.

Denver    

Fiance? Child? Women actually... oh nevermind.

633 days ago
43.

BECKER    

That is one ugly man.

633 days ago
44.

Krystal    

This is one raunchy guy

633 days ago
45.

Liz    

Oh God! That picture is disturbing, what an ugly dude!! yuck

633 days ago
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