Police searching for rapper Travis Scott after alleged nightclub punch

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Police are searching for rapper Travis Scott aft helium allegedly punched a dependable technologist and caused $12,000 worthy of harm astatine a nightclub successful New York, authorities person said.

Officers were called to Club Nebula successful Manhattan astatine astir 3.25am section clip (8.25am successful the UK) connected Wednesday to reports that a antheral "was progressive successful a verbal quality with" Scott, according to a constabulary connection reported by Sky News' US affiliate NBC News.

The rapper, 30, was accused of escalating the quality "into a carnal altercation", the New York Police Department said, and allegedly "punched the unfortunate with a closed fist connected the near broadside of the face".

He was besides accused of causing astir $12,000 worthy of harm to a talker and a video surface earlier leaving the venue successful a car.

The artist, whose existent sanction is Jacques Bermon Webster II, is the on-off spouse of The Kardashians reality TV star Kylie Jenner. The brace person 2 children together.

Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner pictured successful  2021, archetypal  began dating successful  2017

Image: Scott has 2 children with Kylie Jenner

Surveillance video from the nine is being reviewed, investigators said.

Scott had earlier attended rapper Don Toliver's amusement astatine Irving Plaza, astir 2 miles distant from Club Nebula. The show's afterparty was held astatine Nebula.

'Blown retired of proportion'

Scott's spokesperson issued statements connected behalf of the star, nine management, the musician's lawyer and a endowment booker who arranged the post-show party, NBC reported.

All 4 said the incidental had been blown retired of proportion, with 3 utilizing the connection "misunderstanding".

"While this is intelligibly a misunderstanding being blown retired of proportionality by clickbait and misinformation, we are actively moving with the venue and instrumentality enforcement to resoluteness and acceptable the grounds straight," a connection attributed to Scott's attorney, Mitchell Schuster, said.

"We are assured our lawsuit volition beryllium cleared of immoderate wrongdoing."

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Many volition cognize Scott's sanction successful transportation with the calamity astatine the Astroworld Festival successful Houston successful 2021, erstwhile 10 radical were killed and much than 300 injured arsenic fans surged towards the signifier during his performance.

In an interrogation a fewer weeks aft the festival - which helium founded - Scott said helium had not realised radical were injured until aft the show, and that helium had been connected an "emotional rollercoaster". A aesculapian examiner aboriginal ruled the deaths were accidental.

Scott is simply a headliner astatine this weekend's Rolling Loud festival astatine Hollywood Park Grounds successful Inglewood, California, and inactive expects to perform, his typical told NBC.

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