The Los Angeles Police Department has opened a sexual assault investigation into rapper T.I., ABC News has confirmed.
The rapper, Clifford “T.I.” Harris and his wife, singer Tameka “Tiny” Harris, have been accused of multiple incidents of sexual abuse and other allegations in Georgia and California by attorney Tyrone A. Blackburn who says he represents 11 alleged victims.
Blackburn came forward earlier this year asking authorities in the two states to look into allegations that date back more than 15 years. He claims the couple and others in their circle were involved in multiple instances of drugging, kidnapping and sexually assaulting women.
T.I. and Tiny have adamantly denied the allegations, saying any encounters were consensual and that some of the alleged victims were just seeking attention for themselves.
LAPD confirmed to ABC News Monday it has an active sexual assault investigation open involving T.I.
One of the alleged victims spoke to LAPD detectives in April over allegations of a 2005 assault, the Daily Beast reported. The site also said a second victim filed a report with similar allegations to Las Vegas police.
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