Hip hop mogul P Diddy has been arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon in Los Angeles.

The alleged incident occurred on the University of California campus on Monday afternoon, where his son is on the football team, police said.

The weapon in question was a kettlebell, which is used for weight training.

Jail records show Diddy – whose real name is Sean Combs – was released on bail on Monday evening.

The bail posted was $160,000.

Officials did not identify the victim of the assault or say what led to the incident.

In a statement, campus police said no-one was seriously injured.

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