Tyga Handcuffed and Cited During Music Video Shoot in L.A.: Get the Details

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Tyga was handcuffed and cited by the LAPD on Monday, Nov. 10, during a music video shoot -- get the details from Us Weekly here. Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images

This isn't a scene, it's real life! Tyga was handcuffed and cited by the Los Angeles Police Department on Monday, Nov. 10, in L.A., a spokesperson for the LAPD tells Us Weekly.

The rapper, 24, was shooting a scene in a Rolls-Royce for his new music video, "Make It Work," when his brush with the law took place. "They were shooting a rap video in the area of 76th and Kansas," Officer Kim tells Us. "LAPD air unit observed a vehicle drive away from that location and observed the vehicle driving recklessly. Los Angeles Police School Police officers conducted a traffic stop at Hoover and Florence where the driver was cited and released, for a traffic violation and the body guard was detained for further investigation for an unknown charge."

TMZ obtained footage of Tyga handcuffed against a fence and surrounded by cops. "Tyga was the driver," Kim confirms to Us. "I was told he was cited and released at the scene. I don't know if he was detained, he may have been. Officers have the discretion to detain any occupants in a traffic stop. I do know for sure he was cited and released at the scene. The LAPD School Police are the one's who cited and released the driver, I don't know where there's a school nearby or if they were just driving between schools but they are sworn Police Officers."

According to TMZ, shortly after Tyga was released, his bodyguard was pulled aside.

Officer Kim tells Us: "I don't know if [Tyga's bodyguard] had been arrested, I don't know if they'll release him but I know he is being detained upon further investigation. I just don't know what the exact charge will be or what they are investigating but he is being detained [for a separate matter]."

Tyga's brush with the law comes the morning after he attended French Montana's 30th birthday party with the Kardashian family at a private residence in L.A.

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