Flavor Flav Arrested; Charges Include Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department(LAS VEGAS) -- Flavor Flav has been arrested for assault in Las Vegas after an alleged incident at a private residence there.

ABC affiliate KTNV reports that the Las Vegas Metropolitan Department answered a call early Wednesday morning from a woman who said her fiance was threatening a 17-year-old person in the home.  The caller said her fiance also had assaulted her.

KTNV reports that authorities who arrived on the scene were also told that 53-year-old Flav, born William Drayton Jr., has threatened the teen with a knife.  Authorities took him into custody and booked him on two charges, including assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor domestic violence, according to KTNV.

Flav is due in court Thursday morning.

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