Keyshia Cole Arrested For Suspected Battery


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Keyshia Cole, the Grammy-nominated R&B singer, was arrested on Friday, September 19 on suspicion of battery.

The altercation reportedly took place in the early morning hours in Los Angeles.

According to People, Nuria Vanegas, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department, confirmed that Cole was "arrested around 5 a.m. after someone initiated a private person's arrest."

While no other information regarding the arrest has been released, TMZ reports that Cole allegedly assaulted a women for spending the night with Cole's rumored boyfriend Birdman, the CEO of Cash Money.

The alleged victim was Sabrina Mercadel, a Cash Money employee for more than a decade, who had to go to the emergency room after Cole attacked her.

Sources told TMZ that Sabrina was not alone with Birdman in his condo, and four other people were present when Cole barged in on Friday morning. Cole reportedly saw Mercadel and instantly went into fighting mode yelling "What are you doing with my man?!"

Emails to Cole's publicist have not been returned and Cole has not commented on the situation. She was reportedly released from jail on Friday on a $46,000 bond.