Kanye West Allegedly Assaults Young Man Who Sources Say Used Racial Slurs and "Verbally Assaulted" Kim Kardashian

By Alyssa Toomey
|  Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014  |  Updated 8:35 AM PDT
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Kanye West is making headlines after allegedly assaulting a young man at a Beverly Hills office building.

Police responded to a 911 call on Monday, Jan. 13 after the 36-year-old rapper confronted a teen who was reportedly screaming racial slurs at West's fiancee Kim Kardashian while the blonde beauty was arriving to a design appointment.

According to the Beverly Hills Police Department, they are currently investigating a misdemeanor battery incident, with the subject named as Kanye West.

A source tells E! News of the events leading up the altercation, which allegedly occurred between West and a teenager, whom the insider described as an "around 18-year-old white man."

"Kim and Kanye were meeting for an appointment today," the source tells E! News. "Kim arrived later than Kanye. En route into the building Kim saw a young man yelling racial slurs at the Paparazzi. Kim told him he shouldn't use racial slurs and he turned on her and verbally assaulted her."

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The source says that the young man verbally attacked the "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star, telling her to "shut the f--k up" before continuing to use the N-word while aiming his insults at Kim.

"The two ended up in a stairwell where the man was in her face and continued to verbally assault her," the insider added. "She was genuinely scared."

And that's when Yeezy, who was already present at the building, called his soon-to-be-wife before rushing to his fiancee's side.

"Kanye called her phone and she answered and the man continued yelling at her," the source continued. "Kanye overhead and came running down...he confronted the guy."

A second source adds that the rapper called Kim trying to find her because she was late to the appointment, and when she answered, he could hear her "crying hysterically."

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Although Kanye rushed to Kim's side, the teen continued to insult the couple.

"The guy continued with the slurs," the source said. "He was in Kanye's face and wouldn't stop. He was taunting him. Police were called to the scene."

The young man was later seen leaving the medical building with a sweatshirt wrapped around his head. The Beverly Hills Police Department has yet to release any further information, and, according to the second source, Kim is currently "talking to her counsel and considering her options."

Kim and Kanye most recently stepped out together for a date night at Mr. Chow's restaurant in Beverly Hills on Sunday, Jan. 12, where the glamorous couple appeared relaxed and content as paps snapped pics of the duo exiting the eatery.

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