R&B artist Trey Songz was arrested at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri during an NFL playoff game, officials said Monday.
In a statement, the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office said Songz, whose real name is 36-year-old Tremaine Neverson, was released on Monday. The statement said that the investigation into the incident of his arrest is on.
Authorities did not state what Songz was accused of nor did the prosecutor’s office nor other local law enforcement agencies say that if a video released by the Kansas City Police Department appeared to attack an officer Giving, was associated with Songz’s arrest.
A lawyer and representative for Songe declined to comment on Monday.
It was not clear whether there were other arrests in Sunday’s game. The police department did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
In a statement included with the video, the police department said the man allegedly attacked an officer because fans had complained that he was not following the code of conduct or state health department regulations.
The statement said that the man reportedly refused to comply with requests from private security agents to leave the stadium. When he refused, officials told him he would be arrested for trespassing.
The man punched a police officer and put him in a headlock, with police saying he was then arrested without incident and booked into the Jackson County Jail.
Citing the state’s sunshine law, the department said it could not release the name of a suspect who has not been charged with the crime.
Songz, whose hit singles include “Kaho Ahh” and “Bottom’s Up”, announced in October that he had tested positive for Kovid-19. The singer and rapper made headlines in December when his indoor performance at the Ohio Club, along with hundreds of largely masked attendees, closed the venue for violating coronovirus regulations.
Diana Dashrath has contributed.