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Fetty Wap Arrested After Alleged Assault

Fetty Wap
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Fetty Wap arrives for the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Aug. 26, 2019. 

Police say the 28-year-old, whose real name is Willie Maxwell, was arrested Sunday morning on three counts of battery.
Police in Las Vegas say rapper Fetty Wap was arrested after allegedly assaulting three employees at a hotel.  

Police say the 28-year-old, whose real name is Willie Maxwell, was arrested Sunday morning on three counts of battery.

Local news reports say he hit a parking attendant after getting into an argument. Police originally said Wap hit an employee but later said he "committed a battery" on three people.

Fetty Wap performed last week at the MTV Video Music Awards. He previously was arrested in November 2017 and charged with DUI after police say he was caught drag racing another car on a New York City highway.