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Yung Gleesh, real name Asa Asuncion, has been charged with sexual assault following an incident that took place Friday in Austin during SXSW.

According to authorities, the victim said she and a friend had gone out the night before and ended up at another friend’s home in North Central Austin, reports Austin’s KXAN. The woman admitted to having been intoxicated and passing out around 2:30 a.m. Gleesh and a few of his friends arrived at the home an hour later. Around 6 a.m., the victim was allegedly found by a friend who went out with her the night before with her clothes removed and Yung Gleesh on top of her. After an ensuing argument, the friend took the victim to the hospital.

Gleesh, 25, was set to perform two more shows in Austin during SXSW but cancelled. He was also set to perform in Dallas but instead flew back to his native Washington D.C. according to an arrest affidavit. He has not yet been arrested.

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