Kanye West Will Not Face Charges After Throwing Fan’s Phone

Lyndon Abioye |

Kanye West will reportedly not face criminal charges over an incident where he took a fans phone and threw it because he didn’t want to be filmed.

According to a release from the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office, the woman’s phone suffered minor damage during the January incident. The damage was only to her case that reportedly only cost $30.

“On Friday, January 27 at 4:30 pm Ventura County Sheriff’s department was called to an intersection in Thousand Oaks California. When they arrived, they learned that Kanye’ Ye’ West had taken a woman’s cell phone out of her hands and thrown it in the street,” a statement from the authorities read at the time.

“He was not at the scene when we arrived. Mr. West is being investigated for robbery charges. There is an ongoing investigation into this matter. Officers were provided with video footage of the incident,” a statement Ventura County Sheriff Department’s Sergeant Jason Karol.

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