Flavor Flav has been arrested in Las Vegas for allegedly assaulting someone with a deadly weapon. Police have said the rapper was involved in a “heated argument” with an engaged teenage couple reportedly “threatening one person with a knife and battering the other.” Flav has been charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanour domestic violence, and is currently being held on a $23,000 bond.

Time on the trademark clock around Flavor Flav's neck is running out however, as the he and the rest of Public Enemy are scheduled to make a series of performances in Belgium and the UK next week.