AUSTIN (KXAN) — A rapper accused of sexually assaulting a woman he met during South By Southwest last week has been arrested. Asa Asuncion, 25, who goes by the stage name “Yung Gleesh,” was arrested on Tuesday.
According to Austin Police, the victim and her friend were staying at a friend’s house when Yung Gleesh and his friends stopped by. Witnesses said Yung Gleesh was a friend of one of the men who lived at the home.
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.
Asuncion has posted his bail and is no longer in custody.