Comedian Dave Chappelle was attacked onstage, video shows. A suspect is in custody, LAPD says 

An audience member who had a knife is in custody after he tackled a "famous comedian" Tuesday night at the Hollywood Bowl 

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Los Angeles police said, following the emergence of a video that shows Dave Chappelle being attacked onstage. 

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A famous comedian was performing at the Hollywood Bowl. He had finished his act and as he was exiting the stage 

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A male who was part of the audience jumped on the stage and tackled this celebrity to the ground," said LAPD spokesperson Officer Lizeth Lomeli. 

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The suspect, 23, was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and taken to a hospital for medical treatment, Lomeli said.  

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The victim "was not injured as a result of the crime," she said. The weapon was a "knife blade," Lomeli said. 

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LAPD Officer Rosario Cervantes told CNN the suspect had a knife that was a replica handgun. 

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The motive of the apparent attack remains unclear. It also wasn't clear whether Chappelle filed an official police report. 

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