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Kanye West

FELONY Suspect for Attempted Robbery

7/20/2013 8:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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5:28 PM PT --
The victim wants to press charges against Kanye ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ.  What's more, our sources say he's been interviewed by cops and they've determined he did indeed suffer injuries during the attack.  Cops will refer the case to the D.A. as a felony attempted robbery and not a battery case.  The routine is to go after the suspect for the most serious charge.

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Kanye West
has been named a felony suspect in the LAX attack Friday afternoon ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... police suspect Kanye committed an attempted robbery when he assaulted a photog at the airport and tried to jack his camera.

The case has now been transferred to the Robbery Homicide Unit and cops are currently putting a file together.

Our sources say the case will be referred to the L.A. County D.A. for possible prosecution.

The victim was taken to the hospital after the attack.  His condition is unknown.
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16.

carol    

He should be put down - he's a menace to society. Does he actually think he's so important that when he says something people are going to listen.
He's got an inflated ago with an ugly face and disposition.

368 days ago
17.

QueenB    

Nothing will happen to the douche bag.But it was so funny when he bashed his face into that sign..lmao!

368 days ago
18.

JenJen    

Oh please Kanye Weat is afforded,far and away, the most Privlidge and consideration 9 out 10 times (ie when the TSA Agent walked him to the plane bypassing security...). If you or I did that, we'd be booked on the spot! Also, he's a ****in egotistical prick..."YEEZUS"? Child pleazus.

368 days ago
19.

Kevin    

To be honest, the pap victim seemed fine in that video you posted (angle #2). Hardly a beating I'd say.

368 days ago
20.

Tim in SanBerdoo    

I'll believe that he's gonna be charged when it actually happens. You never know with celebrity justice.

368 days ago
21.

zzyzx    

If this was Florida, the photog could have shot and killed him using the stand your ground law and we'd all be free of this narcissist.

368 days ago
22.

mi    

this is exactly what the media wanted Kayne to do. they pushed him untill he would react in this way, but you can clearly see in this video nothing happened at all. it's really unbelievable what these photographers will do for fame. paparazzi are people who obviously couldn't make it in the entertainment business and they are very bitter.

368 days ago
23.

janet    

Kanye knew he was getting baited and he fell for it anyway. Not the sharpest tool in the shed. He needs to stop this crap with the paps. Take a chill pill because he looks like a fool. The one thing about the scuffle is he was just trying to take the camera away and the guy got up running after. So he was by no means hurt. What I have a problem with is he was always smiling when he was with Amber and now he looks miserable. I also see Diddy and Jay Z(worth way more than him) always smiling and actin chill. Kanye is a legend in his own mind. Kim better watch out too. She better not leave the baby alone with him. I'm afraid if the baby tries to talk to him he will go ballistic. Nori:"Dada dada" Kanye: :didn't I tell you not to talk to me"! Kim I really don't think anyone will fault you in leaving this psycho. Trust me this will not end well. He's already telling you that you can't go out and what you can tweet. You don't want to depend on him financially.

368 days ago
24.

Mikey    

Looks like sexual assault, Kayne can't keeps his hands off the guys nuts.

368 days ago
25.

Dildo Baggins    

I hope Kanye KarTRASHian goes to jail...

368 days ago
26.

JustAnotherFatAmerican    

Give this bitch to Bubba.

368 days ago
27.

Valerie    

Douchebag. Irrelevant anymore. He and Bieber ought to just move to Mars

368 days ago
28.

baby    

good! you cant go around hitting people for talking to you... he is a wannabe thug and is plain ghetto!

368 days ago
29.

August    

How tragic for baby North, her mother is a DIRTY NASTY PORN WHORE and her father is a DIRTY NASTY OUT-OF-CONTROL FELON.

368 days ago
30.

ldgloria    

What is with this jerk

368 days ago
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