Kanye West, the US rapper, is being investigated by the Los Angeles police department for alleged battery.

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According to Page Six, the singer was named a suspect in a battery case after he was said to have punched a fan.

Kanye West was said to have gotten into an argument that turned physical around 3 am (local time) on Thursday.

It was gathered that the fan had asked for his autograph while he was sitting in his SUV outside of the private club Soho Warehouse.

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Although details of the case are still sketchy, Kanye West allegedly punched the fan who fell to the ground.

A misdemeanor battery case was put up in his name, an offense that carries a maximum jail sentence of six months.

In footage by TMZ, the rapper could be heard yelling, “Did y’all say that or not? ‘Cause, that’s what happened right now.”

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In 2014, following an altercation with a paparazzo at the Los Angeles airport, Kanye West was sentenced to two years on probation for a misdemeanor battery conviction.

The rapper was required to attend 24 anger management sessions, perform 250 hours of community service, and pay restitution to the photographer.

In a 2019 interview with David Letterman, the American TV host, Kanye had stated that he has bipolar disorder.

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