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Police in Los Angeles have launched an investigation over Kanye West's airport scuffle with a photographer on Friday.

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The "Stronger" hitmaker was caught on camera grappling with a paparazzo outside LAX airport, wrestling the man to the ground in an apparent attempt to grab his video camera, and the snapper later received medical attention in a local hospital.

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Police have now confirmed they have launched an investigation and are interviewing witnesses. Police Sergeant Belinda L. Nettles tells People.com, "A police report was taken by the Los Angeles Police Department and the investigation is ongoing."

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West has yet to publicly comment on the incident.