January 14, (THEWILL) – American rapper and designer, Kanye West is currently under investigation for allegedly assaulting a fan who asked for his autograph.
It was alleged that the 44-year-old rapper got into an argument which degenerated into him getting physical with the fan in early hours of Thursday.
The fan had approached West who was sitting in his SUV outside a private hotel asking for an autograph but West was said to have punched the fan who hit the ground.
A spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed that the rapper was under investigation for misdemeanor battery.
If found guilty, the rapper would be made to face a jail sentence of six months.
It was reported that West had gone out with his girlfriend, Julia Fox, and a variety of celebrities, including Evan Ross, Madonna and Antonio Brown, at restaurant-club Delilah on Wednesday night before the incident.