Kanye West 'airport scuffle' investigated by police

Police are investigating an alleged scuffle between rapper Kanye West and a cameraman at Los Angeles International Airport.

Sgt Steve Savala of LAX Police said witnesses were being interviewed about yesterday's incident.

Rapper Kanye West, whose partner Kim Kardashian recently gave birth to their daughter, North. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Celebrity gossip website TMZ posted a video of the alleged incident, showing West being mobbed by paparazzi while trying to get into a waiting Mercedes.

West appears to accuse the throng of trying to provoke him before lunging at the camera and trying to wrestle it away.