Kanye West arrested, released after snapper scuffle in UK

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Washington, Nov 15 : American rapper Kanye West was arrested after he ended up in a brawl with a photographer outside a nightclub in Newcastle on November 14.

According to Britain's Evening Chronicle, the 31-year-old rapper was arrested on the suspicion of assault but was later released.

"We can confirm that a 31-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault following an incident at a Newcastle city centre club in the early hours of this morning," People quoted a Northumbria Police spokeswoman, as saying.

"He was released without charge and no further action is being taken," she added.

Earlier in the night West had performed at the city's Metro Arena as part of his Glow in the Dark tour.

The rapper was also arrested for vandalism in September at the Los Angeles airport after allegedly damaging a photographer's camera.

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