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Katt Williams

DETAINED BY POLICE

at Subway

12/21/2012 4:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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6:20 AM
-- Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Katt and Suge each received citations at the scene.

Katt was cited for parking too close to a fire hydrant. Suge received a ticket related to multiple outstanding traffic warrants. 

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Katt Williams was detained by police in front of a Subway restaurant in West Hollywood Thursday night after cops suspected the comic was involved in some sort of "disturbance" at the restaurant, TMZ has learned ...  but Katt says he did nothing wrong.

Katt tells TMZ ... the drama began while he was waiting in front of the Subway while his friend/tour manager Suge Knight was getting a manicure/pedicure at a nearby nail salon.

While he was waiting for Suge, cops arrived to the Subway and confronted Katt.

Cops tell TMZ ... they responded to a call about a disturbance involving the comic.

Katt was handcuffed and placed in the back of a squad car ... where he was smiling ... and even gave a thumbs up to a TMZ photog.

Eventually, Katt was released from custody and allowed to leave the scene.

Katt tells TMZ ... cops initially took some weed he was carrying at the time ... and a gun ... but eventually gave back both items because he had a medical marijuana card and a permit for the weapon.

However cops tell us ... there was no firearm ... and the only thing they found was an empty magazine for a .45 caliber gun.

Katt also says the incident was racially motivated.

Katt tells TMZ he wants to sue over the incident ... and is already thinking about contacting Gloria Allred ... it's unclear if he was joking.

After Katt had been released from custody, one Subway employee brought sandwiches for Katt and Suge. The Subway employee tells TMZ ... he never saw Katt involved in any sort of physical altercation.

It's only been 13 days since Katt's last arrest -- he was busted outside of Sacramento on Dec. 7 on a felony warrant related to a police chase.

Besides the arrests, Katt has a TON of other legal issues he's dealing with these days ... including the fallout from a bar fight in which he allegedly threw a rock at a car, a lawsuit over a bizarre onstage meltdown, and of course ... slapping a Target employee in the face.

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1.

Areader    

This clown seems to always have trouble following him!

649 days ago
2.

Jen    

Time to detox in jail.

649 days ago
3.

Voiceofreason    

Fu kitty kat!! I can't wait to see you go down hard.

649 days ago
4.

DangerDani666    

Man I love him!

649 days ago
5.

Trecee    

Have you been hanging around DMX?

649 days ago
6.

natalie    

Nothing good can come from Katt Williams and a gun.....

649 days ago
7.

dale12    

Something is gonna happen to this little dude, and its not gonna have a good outcome. Some of Kat's friends need to do an Intervention with him b4 its too late!

649 days ago
8.

XYZ    

FINALLY!! That black HOHAN has been arrested! Now we have to get his white female counterpart!!

649 days ago
9.

Blue Lake    

How is it possible that this dreg of humanity has a permit to carry a gun? He's an embarrassment to his race - the human race.

649 days ago
10.

Clo    

Let the brother be

649 days ago
11.

ts    

How many race cards will this POS play?

649 days ago
12.

psycho nurse    

Dude...you are a comedian! You are supposed to tell jokes, not be a joke.

649 days ago
13.

Who the Hell is Khloe    

Wrld is gonna end soon. How's everyone doin

649 days ago
14.

VictoriaGirl    

This guy keeps getting arrested, I dont understand why his bail isnt getting revoked. They should lock him up until his next court hearing.

649 days ago
15.

fvargas2    

Kat Williams is a worn out has been say something!!!!!!! I wish I worked at target and he slapped me

649 days ago
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