Teenager accuses A$AP Rocky of assault

MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP

A teenager has told a Swedish court that A$AP Rocky kicked and punched him.

He said the US rapper was involved in a violent altercation with two members of his team.

The incident happened outside a hamburger restaurant in Stockholm.

The 30-year-old, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, has pleaded not guilty to the assault charges.

The developments came on the first of the hearing, which is taking place in a Swedish court. 

The case has received national attention in the USA, with President Donald Trump offering to intervene on the rapper's behalf.

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