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The Phone Was Worth $800, So Offset Is a Wanted Man

Police issue a felony warrant for rapper's arrest
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 2, 2019 4:01 PM CDT
Offset, left, and Cardi B kiss as they arrive at the Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.   (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – There's a warrant for Offset's arrest after the Migos rapper allegedly broke a man's phone at a Target store in Georgia last week. TMZ reports that the man started recording on his iPhone as he approached Offset, and the rapper responded, "Get the f--- out of my face" before allegedly knocking the phone out of the man's hands. It fell to the ground and the screen shattered. Because the phone "reach[es] the felony threshold" at a worth of $800, per TMZ, police issued a felony arrest warrant. (Here's what Offset was doing Wednesday night.)

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