Big Sean was arrested last night after his concert in Lewiston, NY. The 23-year-old was arrested and charged with was charged with third-degree sex abuse, forcible touching and second-degree unlawful imprisonment. He has since made his $500 bail and has been released. Sean and his team have not made a statement about the incident. Read more about the arrest after the jump.
Well known rapper Big Sean was arrested on a sex abuse complaint at an Artpark concert Thursday night, according to state park police.
The 23-year-old Detroit rap artist, whose legal name is Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, was charged with third-degree sex abuse, forcible touching and second-degree unlawful imprisonment.
The incident was reported 9:50 p.m Thursday at the Lewiston festival’s Wiz Khalifa concert. Big Sean also performed at the show.
Authorities also arrested Detroit resident Willie Antonio Hansbro, 23, on the same charges. Both posted $500 bail and were released.
A female victim issued a complaint that she had been sexually assaulted and parks police investigated, said Detective Sgt. Brian Nisbet.
Additional information on the incident is not being released at this time, he said.
Big Sean is signed to GOOD Music, a record label founded by rapper Kanye West. He is also signed to Def Jam Recordings.
In June, he released his debut studio album, “Finally Famous,” which was preceded by several mixed tapes. He also has been a featured artist in multiple Wiz Khalifa songs.
A spokeswoman for Big Sean couldn’t immediately be reached for comment.