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Kanye West investigated in battery case in Beverly Hills

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Beverly Hills police launched a battery investigation Monday involving rapper Kanye West, police said.

The alleged incident was reported about 12:15 p.m. Monday in the 8800 block of Wilshire Boulevard, a commercial district, according to a statement from the Beverly Hills Police Department. 

"The named suspect was identified as Kanye West by the victim and several witnesses," police said in a statement. West left the scene before officers arrived, police said. 

Authorities are conducting a follow-up investigation. No further information was available, said Beverly Hills Police Sgt. George DeMarois.

West pleaded not guilty in November to charges of battery and attempted grand theft in connection with a physical altercation at LAX with a paparazzo.

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