Rapper Tyler the Creator arrested after SXSW riot incident

Rapper Tyler the Creator arrested after SXSW riot incident

Tyler, the Creator

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by KVUE.com

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Posted on March 15, 2014 at 4:23 PM

Updated Saturday, Mar 15 at 6:05 PM

AUSTIN, Texas -- The Austin Police Department arrested Tyler Gregory Okonma on Saturday after ensuing a riot at the Scoot Inn Thursday.

Police have charged the rapper, who uses goes by the name "Tyler the Creator," with a riot, Class A Misdemeanor. His bond is set at $3,500.

The 'Yonkers' rapper encouraged a large crowd on more than one occasion to force themselves past venue employees.

The venue was already at full capacity.

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