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Comedian Katt Williams arrested

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Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested after a man told police that the entertainer hit him over the head with a bottle.

Authorities say the 41-year-old Williams was briefly taken into custody on suspicion of assault Wednesday night after the apparent victim said he was attacked aboard a tour bus that was parked outside a downtown hotel.

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This photo provided by the Coweta County Sheriff Dept. shows comedian and rapper Katt Williams after his Nov. 8, 2009 arrest in Newnan, Ga. on burglary and criminal trespassing charges after allegedly breaking into a home. (AP Photo/Coweta County Sheriff Dept.)

Williams was released after investigators questioned him and several witnesses. Calls to representatives for Williams were not immediately returned.

Police said the man was treated at a hospital for a cut to his head. His name has not been released.

The performer is known for his HBO special, “Katt Williams: Pimp Chronicles Pt. 1,” and movie roles, including “Friday After Next” and “Norbit.”

He is scheduled to perform in Oakland on Friday. - Sapa-AP

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