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Rich Homie Quan Surrenders to Miami Police Over Alleged Attack on Bouncer

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Rich Homie Quan photographed in 2014.

Rich Homie Quan surrendered himself to police yesterday (April 8) after a security guard he is accused of attacking outside a Miami Beach night club brought charges against the rapper. Quan, whose given name is Dequantes Lamar, faces a misdemeanor charge of simple battery according to Miami's NBC 6.

Rich Homie Quan Issues Statement on Alleged Miami Attack and Boat-Assisted Exit

According to police, Lamar began threatening bouncer Christian Cajigas after being denied entry to Miami Beach's Club LIV, saying "I'm Rich Homie Quan and I'm a rich millionaire," and insisting he was with Flo Rida before punching Cajigas multiple times. Lamar and his entourage immediately left the scene on a yacht.

Rich Homie Quan Attacks Bouncer & Flees Scene in a Boat, Says Police Report

In a statement earlier this monthQuan maintained his innocence, adding that "the investigation into the events of that day is ongoing."

"There's a civil suit that's been filed, it's all about monetary gain, taking advantage of a celebrity and that's the whole situation. That's why we're here and the truth will come out," his attorney Rick Corona told NBC 6.