American rapper and producer, Kanye West could face a long term jail sentence after an alleged assault of a fan.
The 44-year-old has been placed under investigation for allegedly assaulting a fan who asked for his autograph.
It was alleged that the now gospel singer got into an argument with a fan in the early hours of Thursday.
However, the argument turned physical after the fan approached ‘Ye’ in his SUV outside a private hotel requesting his autograph.
Kanye West was said to have punched the fan to the ground.
The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed that the father of four was under investigation for ‘misdemeanour battery‘.
If found guilty, Kanye West would be facing a jail sentence of up to six months.
West was reported to have gone out with his girlfriend, Julia Fox, on Wednesday night at restaurant club Delilah with other celebrities like Evan Ross, Madonna and Antonio Brown.