Mystikal arrested on sexual assault charges

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Mystikal is in trouble with the law again.

According to ABC-TV affiliate WBRZ, the rapper was arrested in Louisiana Sunday and held on several charges, including false imprisonment and first-degree rape.

This is the third time Mystikal – birth name Michael Tyler – has been accused of sex crimes. In 2004, he was charged with sexually assaulting his hairstylist. He spent six years in prison and was registered as a sex offender following his release. Then, in 2017, he was arrested again in connection with an alleged sexual assault at a Shreveport casino. Those charges were eventually dropped.

Mystikal, 52, now faces charges of first-degree rape, simple robbery, domestic abuse battery, false imprisonment and simple criminal damage to property. Police say he’s being held without bond.

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