Azealia Banks Arrested in New York for Allegedly Assaulting Female Security
The rapper was reportedly arrested after biting a security guard's breast
Rapper Azealia Banks was arrested in New York early on Wednesday, PEOPLE can confirm.
According to police records, obtained by PEOPLE Banks, 24, was arrested for second-degree harassment for physical contact, disorderly conduct for a fight and violent behavior, and assault with the intent to cause physical injury – a class A Misdemeanor.
She was officially charged with those three counts, as well an additional attempted assault with the intent to cause physical injury, in an arraignment later the same day.
Page Six reports that the musician got into an altercation with a female security guard at the nightclub Up&Down in New York’s Meatpacking district.
According the report, the alleged incident occurred after Banks was put out the club following a dispute with bouncers. She is then said to have allegedly punched the security guard, before biting her breast.
Wednesday night’s incident isn’t Banks’ first run-in with the law.
In September, police were called to a scene on a Delta Airlines flight, after she got into a verbal dispute with a French couple after the flight landed. Although officers were called to the scene, the couple declined to press charges.