Bizzy Bone Assaulted and Robbed in LA; Culprit Arrested

The

Los Angeles police department is claiming to have indentified Bone

Thugs-n-Harmony member Bizzy Bone as the victim of a brutal beating and robbery

last Monday (January 5).

         

Authorities

allege that Bizzy Bone, real name Byron McCane, was returning from a restaurant

to his Universal Hilton hotel room when he was accosted by several individuals.

         

The

gang allegedly beat and choked Bizzy during the confrontation, and subsequently

acquired all the rapper’s jewelry before fleeing the scene.

         

Police

have charged an anti-gang worker named Marlo “Bow Wow” Jones with the assault.

         

According

to the Los Angeles Times, the 30 year old Jones is reputed to be a contract

employee for Unity One, an anti-gang organization under the umbrella of the

L.A. Bridges II gang rehabilitation program.

         

The

group has officially terminated Jones’ employment while this case is pending.

         

At

press time, police report they are looking for additional female and male

suspects that participated in the crime.

         

Marlo

Jones remains in custody with bail set at $1.1 million.

         

Last

month, the original five man Bone Thugs-n-Harmony roster reunited after 10

years.

         

The

group is currently working on a summer 2009 release of Uni 5, the follow up to their 2007 gold album Strength & Loyalty.

 

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