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Kanye West is under investigation for allegedly assaulted a teenager who verbally assaulted Kim Kardashian, TMZ.com reports.

Kardashian was surrounded by photographers while trying to enter a medical building in Beverly Hills Monday, so an 18-year-old male tried to help her get into the building, according to TMZ. After he used profane language that included the N-word toward the paparazzi, Kardashian told him that wasn't appropriate. The man then began to berate her, calling her a "n------ lover" and "b----," TMZ reports. When Kardashian called West, the man allegedly said, "F--- you, n-----." West later found him in one of the offices and reportedly punched him. After the two men were separated, the police were called. 

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West is now a suspect in a battery investigation after the man said he wanted to press charges, the Beverly Hills Police Department told CNN. "Mr. West had left the location prior to the officers' arrival," police said. "As of this writing, BHPD Detectives are conducting a follow-up investigation."

West is also facing criminal charges after an altercation with a videographer at LAX.