KXAN is reporting that Yung Gleesh was charged with sexual assault in Austin, TX…he was there for this year’s SXSW Festival.
According to Austin Police, they met the victim at St. David’s Hospital on the morning of March 20. The woman said she and a friend had gone out the night before and ended up at another friend’s home in North Central Austin. She admitted to being intoxicated and passing out around 2:30 a.m. According to the victim’s friend, Yung Gleesh and his friends arrived at the home an hour later. Witnesses said Yung Gleesh was a friend of one of the men who lived at the home.
Around 6 a.m., the victim’s friend, who went out with her the night before, said she woke up and found Yung Gleesh on top of the victim and both were mostly unclothed. The victim’s friend said she pulled Yung Gleesh off her friend and a verbal altercation took place before the victim was taken to the hospital.
The investigating officer said by the time police arrived to the home, Yung Gleesh had left but his manager was still there and told police the performer was scheduled to drive to Dallas for shows and then fly back to D.C.
In addition, The FADER has reported that Gleesh’s management is no longer actively managing him, and thus are unable to comment on the charges. Story developing.