P Diddy won't be charged after allegedly assaulting son's coach with kettlebell

Combs' attorney says: "This case never should have been part of the criminal justice system to begin with."

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The Independent Online

Sean “P Diddy” Combs won’t face charges after allegedly assaulting someone with a kettlebell.

The music mogul, 45, was arrested last month after a fight broke out between him and his son’s football coach at University California Los Angeles.

Combs was arrested on three counts of assault with a deadly weapon, one count of making terrorist threats and one count of battery, the university said at the time.

Ricardo Santiago, spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, said prosecutors have declined to charge Combs with felony assault and battery.

Combs’ attorney, Mark Geragos, said he welcomed the decision.

“We are thankful that the district attorney rejected felony charges in this matter,” said Geragos. “This case never should have been part of the criminal justice system to begin with.”

Upon his arrest last month, Combs’ representatives said he was attempting to “protect himself and his son” and that his actions were “solely defensive in nature”.

Sources at the time told TMZ that Combs witnessed the coach giving his son, Justin, who is on the college football team on a scholarship, a hard time, and confronted him over it.

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