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Ye named suspect in LA battery investigation

File – In this Nov. 6, 2019, file photo, Kanye West attends the WSJ. Magazine 2019 Innovator Awards at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Officials in Wyoming have received a building permit application from Kanye West for a proposed amphitheater on property owned by the rapper. (Evan Agostini/AP)

Ye named suspect in LA battery investigation

Abigail Adcox January 13, 07:57 PMJanuary 13, 07:57 PM

Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, is being investigated by police on suspicion that he roughed up a man in Los Angeles.

Mike Lopez, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman, told the Washington Examiner that Ye had been named as a suspect in a battery report.

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“This morning, at 3 a.m., officers responded to Santa Fe Avenue and Bay Street. A battery report was completed with Kanye West as a named suspect. It is unknown how the victim was battered. [The] victim called police. Kanye was not at [the] scene,” Lopez said.

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Witnesses told TMZ that Ye punched the man, identified as an autograph seeker, in the head and neck. The news outlet also published an image and a video showing a man lying on the street and what appears to be Ye yelling at two women.

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An investigation is ongoing by the LAPD Newton Division. No arrests had been made at the time of publishing.

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