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The rapper Rick Ross was arrested on Wednesday in Fayetteville, Ga., and charged with kidnapping, aggravated battery and aggravated assault, the police said.

The arrest stemmed from an incident on June 7 at a residence on Highway 279 in Fayetteville, south of Atlanta, where Mr. Ross is known to have a home once owned by the former boxer Evander Holyfield.

Jim Joyner, a supervisor with the United States Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, told The Associated Press that Mr. Ross, born William Leonard Roberts, was arrested along with another man described as the rapper’s bodyguard. The Fayette County sheriff’s office identified the bodyguard as Nadrian Lateef James, 42. He was charged with kidnapping and aggravated battery.

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