Kanye West under investigation in alleged Los Angeles battery incident, police say

Kanye West
  • Ye is under investigation for an alleged battery incident, Los Angeles police confirmed to Insider. 
  • The alleged incident took place at 3 a.m. local time in Los Angeles on Thursday. 
  • No arrests were made at the time and no further details have been released. 

Los Angeles police are investigating an alleged battery incident in which Ye — the rapper formerly known as Kanye West — is a suspect, a spokesperson from the LAPD confirmed to Insider. 

LAPD responded to reports of battery at 3 a.m. local time Thursday in Los Angeles, the LAPD spokesperson said. Ye is the “only one that has been alleged as a suspect” as of Thursday morning, the spokesperson told Insider.

Police said no arrests were made at the time and no other details are being released.

A representative for Ye did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment. 

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