New Orleans-born rapper Mystikal, whose real name is Michael Tyler, 51, was arrested and booked into the Ascension Parish jail on several charges over the weekend.
According to a spokesman with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO), on Saturday, July 30 just before midnight, deputies responded to a local hospital in reference to a sexual assault.
Arrest records show detectives interviewed the victim, who sustained minor injuries during the attack.
After investigating, Tyler was reportedly identified as a suspect, the arrest report said.
Tyler was arrested and booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on Sunday, July 31.
He is facing several charges including first-degree rape, simple robbery, domestic abuse battery – strangulation, false Imprisonment, and simple criminal damage to property.
The investigation is ongoing. Details are limited at this time.
A bail amount has not yet been set, according to jail records.