DMX accused of robbing man at petrol station

The rapper is alleged to have stolen $3,200 (£2,100) in cash

Rapper DMX has been accused of robbing a man at a petrol station in Newark, New Jersey over the weekend.

The incident is alleged to have taken place at a station on Highway 21 during the early hours of Sunday morning (April 5).

New York Daily News report that a 21 year old man is claiming that DMX, real name Earl Simmons, stole $3,200 (£2,100) in cash and that “a member of the rapper’s entourage pulled out a gun and demanded the victim’s money”. DMX is then said to have grabbed the man’s money and fled with his accomplices in “a fleet of four black Cadillac Escalades”.

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Newark police are reportedly investigating the incident.

Last year, DMX challenged George Zimmerman – who was acquitted of the shooting of black youth Trayvon Martin – to a boxing match, a high-profile event that was later cancelled.

Speaking about the fight, DMX previously said he would fight for “every black person who has been done wrong in the system”.
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