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Meek Mill Charged With Assault After Getting Into Brawl With a Fan

March 16, 2017 (2:15 am) GMT
The 29-year-old rapper faces misdemeanor assault charge after getting into a heated altercation with a St. Louis airport employee who asked him for photos.
Meek Mill Charged With Assault After Getting Into Brawl With a Fan

has been charged with assault following a St. Louis airport altercation with a fan over a photo. The 29-year-old rapper was at St. Louis Lambert International on Wednesday, March 15 when he was approached by the fan, who's an airport employee, for photos.

According to a report from TMZ, Mill refused when the fan asked for a photo with him. A fight then allegedly broke out in the ticketing lobby. St. Louis Airport Police were later called and Meek, along with 2 airport employees, were charged with misdemeanor assault.

Mill was allegedly given a summon to appear in court in lieu of arrest along with the two employees. In a video obtained by the news outlet, the "Young & Gettin' It" rapper was seen ordering pizza at the airport before catching a flight.

The rapper, whose real name is Robert Rihmeek Williams, is on probation for a weapons and drug conviction. He was arrested when he was 18 for illegally possessing a firearm. He has since been arrested for four times for parole violation, and another violation would result in imprisonment.

The Philadelphia rapper was due to perform at a Spring Beak concert in Miami, Florida on Thursday, March 16. He also has a concert scheduled this Saturday with , and more at Stubbs in Austin, Texas where the South by Southwest music festival is underway.

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