[As released by the Beverly Hills Police Department]
Misdemeanor Assault Investigation Involving Celebrity Kanye West
On Monday, January 13th at approximately 12:15 PM, the Beverly Hills Police
Department responded to the 8800 block of Wilshire Blvd. regarding a
Misdemeanor Battery that just occurred at the location. The named suspect
was identified as Kanye West by the victim and several witnesses. Mr. West
had left the location prior to Officers arrival. As of this writing, BHPD
Detectives are conducting a follow-up investigation.