NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Rapper Busta Rhymes was arrested on assault allegations Wednesday night at a Chelsea gym, sources told CBS2.
The 43-year-old rapper and actor, whose given name is Trevor Tahiem Smith Jr., was arrested around 8:30 p.m. at the Steel Gym at 143 W. 23rd St., sources said.READ MORE: NYPD: Group Lighting Fireworks In Queens Attacked Man Walking Dog When He Complained About Noise
Sources said Busta Rhymes got into a fight with a fellow gym goer, and allegedly threw a container of Lean Body Protein drinks at the victim.READ MORE: See It: Ramapo Police Officer Helps Rescue Raccoon With Head Stuck In Can
The victim refused medical attention at the scene, sources said.MORE NEWS: Activists, Local Leaders Hold Prayer Vigil For Haiti In Brooklyn
Busta Rhymes was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Uniondale, Long Island.