Sam Worthington arrested after scuffle with paparazzo

Feb. 24, 2014 at 10:12 AM
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NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Actor Sam Worthington was arrested in New York for allegedly punching a paparazzo he said kicked his girlfriend, Lara Bingle, E! News reported.

The alleged incident occurred Sunday outside of Benny's Burritos in Manhattan's Greenwich Village neighborhood.

The manager of the restaurant told E! Worthington and Bingle were both bleeding after the altercation and showed their injuries to police.

Worthington was arrested for suspected assault and photographer Sheng Li was accused of reckless endangerment, assault and harassment, the report said.

The "Avatar" actor was released on bail, E! said.

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