NBA James Harden is stopped and frisked by police in Paris… as his rapper friend Lil Baby is seen being placed in handcuffs
- Harden, 31, was pictured being stopped and searched by French police in Paris on Thursday
- His friend Lil Baby, 26, was seen being put into the back of a police van and handcuffed
- Local reports indicate that the rapper was among a group of people in their entourage who was arrested for marijuana possession
- Video posted to social media shows the Brooklyn Nets star shouting ‘I don’t understand’ as the police tried to speak with him
The 31-year-old Brooklyn Nets player was spotted being stopped by a group of police officers in Paris, and a video shared to Twitter shows him being frisked by an officer.
The encounter appears to have been more severe for the 26-year-old rapper, who was seen being handcuffed and placed into the back of a police van.
Legal run-in: James Harden, 31, was seen being stopped by Paris police and frisked during an encounter on Thursday. He was accompanied by his friend Lil Baby, who was handcuffed
Both Harden and Lil Baby were in the City of Lights to attend Paris Fashion Week.
According to French outlets, the two men were part of a group stopped on a marijuana-related charge.
Lil Baby (given name: Dominique Jones) was reportedly arrested with two other people after police stopped them while claiming they could smell marijuana.
According to TMZ, 20 grams of the substance, which is still illegal in France, were discovered.
Out of town: Lil Baby, 26, speaks with police. He was seen being placed into the back of police van