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Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs arrested for assault with kettlebell, UCLA officials say

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Posted at 6:56 PM, Jun 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-22 20:57:49-04

LOS ANGELES — Sean Combs, also known as the famous rapper P. Diddy, was arrested after he allegedly assaulted a UCLA football coach on campus with a kettlebell Monday afternoon, KTLA 5 reports.

The incident occurred shortly after 12:30 p.m. at UCLA’s Athletic Training Complex, according to a press release from UCLA. No one was seriously injured.

Combs was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and was expected to be taken to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Inmate Reception Center Monday evening, the release states.

Combs’ son, Justin Combs, is a redshirt defensive back on the UCLA football team, KTLA 5 reports.

UCLA football coach Jim Mora released the following statement:

“I’m thankful that our staff showed the level of professionalism that they did in handling this situation. This is an unfortunate incident for all parties involved.  While UCPD continues to review this matter, we will let the legal process run its course and refrain from further comment at this time.”