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Los Angeles County Explains Why It Won’t Prosecute Diddy


FILE – In this May 30, 2018, file photo, Sean “Diddy” Combs arrives at the LA Premiere of “The Four: Battle For Stardom” at the CBS Radford Studio Center in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File Despite Video That horrific video footage of Diddy brutally attacking a then-girlfriend won’t lead to prosecution. The Los Angeles District Attorney’s office said in an Instagram post that because the alleged attack happened on March 5, 2016, the window to prosecute has lapsed.  California’s statute of limitations for simple assault is one year, while aggravated assault is three years. The statement came after a video obtained by CNN showed Diddy wrapped only in a towel chasing Cassie Ventura down a hall and then grabbing her by the hair and slamming her to the ground. The rapper then kicks her as she lays on the ground not moving.

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