A$AP Rocky Found Guilty of Assault in Sweden But Won’t Serve More Jail Time

He has been found guilty for his role in June 30 street fight in Stockholm

Last Updated: August 14, 2019 @ 6:10 AM

A$AP Rocky was found guilty of assault by a Swedish court on Tuesday for his role in a June 30 brawl on the streets of Stockholm, according to the Associated Press.

The rapper, whose name is Rakim Mayers, will not serve any more jail time, the New York Times reported. He had already spent a month in a Swedish detention center following his July 3 arrest along with two of his associates.

A representative for the rapper did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

He was charged with assault late in July. Swedish proscutors previously told TheWrap the entertainer — who was in Stockholm to perform at a music festival — was arrested on July 3 on suspicion of aggravated assault after a street fight that broke out between two local men and members of his entourage on June 30.

He was released on Aug. 2 and allowed to travel back to the United States, where he performed on Sunday in Anaheim.

The release came after numerous celebrities and politicians spoke out. Kim Kardashian West weighed in, as did President Trump. From there, Justin Bieber waded into the conversation, expressing gratitude to Trump, but asking if while the president was at it, “can you also let those kids out of cages?”

The public was widely interested in the case, too. #FreeASAP trended on Twitter through his detainment and during his first performance post-release, the American crowd chanted “F— Sweden.”

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