Youtube Star Jake Paul has now been charged with being part of a riot after footage surfaced off him walking through a mall in Arizona while it was being looted. As The New York Post reports:
YouTube star Jake Paul has been charged for being part of a “riot” in which looters stormed an Arizona mall, cops announced Thursday.
Paul, 23, had insisted he was only documenting the looting when he was caught on video at the Fashion Square Mall in Scottsdale on Saturday.
But Scottsdale police said Thursday he was being charged following “hundreds of tips and videos from the community” that showed he was a “participant in the riot.”
“Our investigation has revealed that Paul was present after the protest was declared an unlawful assembly and the rioters were ordered to leave the area by the police,” the department said, calling him a “social media influencer.”
We previously reported on Paul being spotted at the mall, including the video which shows him casually strolling through the mall as looters destroy it. [Read More HERE]