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October 29, 2014: Suge Knight, Katt Williams Arrested on Robbery Charge

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Rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight and comedian Micah “Katt” Williams were arrested today on suspicion of stealing a camera from a female photographer, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. 

Knight (dob 4/19/65) and Williams (dob 9/02/71) are charged in case SA089020 with one count each of robbery. Prosecutors will ask bail be set at $1 million for Knight and $75,000 for Williams. 

The two men are suspected of stealing the camera of an independent celebrity photographer on Sept. 5 outside a studio in Beverly Hills. 

Williams was arrested this morning after he arrived at an Inglewood court for arraignment in a separate assault case, YA090981. Knight was taken into custody today in Las Vegas. 

If convicted, Knight, who has a prior conviction for assault with a deadly weapon, faces up to 30 years to life in state prison. Williams faces up to seven years in custody. 

The case remains under investigation by the Beverly Hills Police Department. 

Arraignment information will be released later.