Rapper Kanye West is facing misdemeanor charges after reportedly attackinga photographer in July.
The Los Angeles city attorney's office charged West on Friday with criminal battery and attempted grand theft. On July 19, a man told Los Angeles International Airport police he was taking pictures of an "individual" when he was attacked by the suspect. The photographer was taken to a nearby hospital with non-specific injuries.
A representative for West did not respond to a request for comment. The rapper is scheduled to kick off his "Yeezus" North American tour in Seattle on October 19. He also recently became a new dad to North West, his daughter with Kim Kardashian.
The arraignment is scheduled for October 10. Each charge carries a maximum sentence of six months behind bars.