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Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine says N.Y. thieves forced him to hand over jewelry

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NEW YORK — The rapper known as Tekashi 6ix9ine says two men forced him from a car at a New York City intersection and robbed him of jewelry.

The New York Police Department says the rapper went to a police precinct early Sunday to report what happened to him.

Authorities say he stated he had been the passenger in a car that was bumped by another vehicle around 4:30 a.m. in Brooklyn and the two men got out and forced him into their car.

Police say the rapper says the men forced him to call another man to bring him some personal property, which he did. The rapper reports the men took an undisclosed amount of jewelry and left.

Police say the rapper became uncooperative after filing the report.