American rapper A$AP Rocky has been found guilty of assault. Over a week after being released following a high-profile trial in Sweden, the 30-year-old rapper, who pleaded not guilty, was convicted of assault along with two members of his entourage by the Stockholm District Court on Wednesday.
Though convicted, the rapper will not return to jail, according to NBC News. The rapper and the two members of his entourage, Bladimir Corniel and David Rispers, have been given suspended sentences and ordered to pay damages to the victim.
Rocky was taken into custody on July 2 after he was arrested in Stockholm following a street altercation involving 19-year-old Mustafa Jafari. He was released from detention on Aug. 2, on the final day of his high-profile trial at Stockholm District Court pending the judge’s ruling which was passed today.
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