An update about Diddy‘s arrest in June for assault may have him avoiding and charges after an incident with a UCLA football coach.
According to the New York Daily News, the Los Angeles county district attorney declined to file charges and the case fell to the City Attorney, who could file a misdemeanor prosecution.
Puffy and his lawyer are scheduled to meet with the City Attorney on October 15th for a hearing that will seek to resolve the case without a misdemeanor complaint.
“It’s an informal proceeding that will determine if there are alternatives to filing charges – which could include restitution, anger management classes or community service,” City Attorney spokesman Rob Wilcox says.
Puff Daddy was arrested and released in June for assault, terrorist threats and battery for allegedly confronting a strength and conditioning coach with a kettle bell. The rapper maintains the action was in self-defense.
As for Puff Daddy‘s son, Justin Combs, according to a recent TMZ report, he will return to football practice with the UCLA Bruins. Head coach Jim Mora met with the junior cornerback to make amends for the June 22 confrontation between Diddy and the strength and conditioning coach.
The Bad Boy Records owner is still not allowed at practices.