September 11, 2008 16:37

Kanye West arrested at Los Angeles airport

Rap star gets into a scuffle with a photographer

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Kanye West has been arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport, according to an airport spokesperson.

LAX spokesman Marshall Lowe said that the rap star and his road manager were taken into custody after West got into a scuffle with a commercial photographer and damaged a camera worth more than $10,000.

The incident occurred this morning (September 11) around 8:00am (PST), reports the Associated Press.

Lowe said that police are currently interviewing witnesses and West may be charged later in the day.

West had been in Los Angeles performing his new song 'Love Lockdown' at the 25th MTV Video Music Awards.

--By our Los Angeles staff.
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