NYPD Says Joe Budden Is Wanted For Robbery; Rapper Reportedly Turns Himself In
UPDATE #3: Joe Budden has reportedly turned himself into the New York Police Department.
The New York Police Department's verified Twitter account has posted a message on the social media platform regarding Joe Budden.
The post says Budden is wanted for robbery, taking a cellphone of a 25-year old woman on August 18.
The Twitter post from the NYPD is available below.
This follows news regarding an alleged incident between Joe Budden and a woman recently. The woman, who is unnamed in a TMZ report, says Budden abused her physically after seeing photographs of her with other men.
There is no word on whether these two cases are related.
For more on Budden, view the DX Daily below.
(August 23, 2014)
UPDATE: Joe Budden has responded to the NYPD following the report above.
I’m gonna sue the living shit out u gentlemen. @NYPDnews— Joe Budden (@JoeBudden) August 23, 2014
Manhunt…. Suck my dick, lol— Joe Budden (@JoeBudden) August 23, 2014
I’ll be in a strip club in Astoria tonight. Let the “Man hunt” know. @NYPDnews— Joe Budden (@JoeBudden) August 23, 2014
Glad to see our tax payer dollars being put to good use ! Lol— Joe Budden (@JoeBudden) August 23, 2014
(August 23, 2014)
UPDATE #2: Joe Budden appears on NBC's New York affiliate and says that he is willing to rectify this situation and that he was surprised by the allegations and the NYPD Twitter post.
(August 26, 2014)
UPDATE #3: Joe Budden turned himself into police today (August 27), according to NBC New York.
Its story says that the rapper turned himself in at the 34th Precinct in Upper Manhattan, where he was arrested and charged with robbery in the third degree and grand larceny in the fourth degree.