Flavor Flav Released From Jail; Facing Six Years For Assault Charge

AllHipHop Staff

(AllHipHop News) Public Enemy hype man Flavor Flav has been released from a Las Vegas jail, after being arrested in a domestic dispute with his fiancé and son.

Flavor Flav was freed on $23,000 bail, after being charged with assault with a deadly weapon and domestic violence on Wednesday (October 17).

According to reports, police came to the rappers residence in Las Vegas in the early morning, after the 53-year-old rapper/reality star's fiancé called and said he threatened her son with a knife.

"The caller advised she had been involved in a physical altercation with her fiancé who was identified as William Drayton," a police statement said.

Flavor Flav, born William Drayton Jr, is due in court on Monday to answer the charges.

He faces up to six years in prison for the assault with a deadly weapon charge.