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Lloyd Banks Taken Into Custody for Assault

January 11, 2010 (2:53 am) GMT
The 'Hands Up' rapper has been arrested by police in Ontario after allegedly attacking club promoter Chris Hines for not paying his show.

Rapper has been arrested on suspicion of assault in Canada. The star was taken into custody by police in Ontario at the weekend, after allegedly attacking club promoter Chris Hines. Hines booked Banks to perform several tracks at Club N.V. but he arrived late and only played one song before leaving the stage, according to AllHipHop.com.

But trouble ensued when Hines refused to pay Banks for the gig, reportedly prompting a fight between the promoter and the rapper, who had been accompanied by three associates. Hines was admitted to a local hospital and treated for multiple contusions and head trauma.

Banks was arrested alongside pals Shaun McGee, Tyrell Cooper and Nicholas Sloan and the four men are now facing charges of assault, robbery and forced confinement.


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