Sam Worthington Arrested in New York

Sam Worthington Arrested New York

NEW YORK — Police say actor Sam Worthington has been arrested in New York City for punching a photographer after the man kicked Worthington’s girlfriend in the shin.

The 37-year-old “Avatar” actor was arrested on an assault charge following the incident at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday in Greenwich Village.

The Australian actor was released on a desk appearance ticket and is due back in court on Feb. 26. Police did not say what caused the scuffle.

The photographer, 37-year-old Sheng Li, was arrested on charges of reckless endangerment, assault and harassment. He’s being held pending arraignment.

It wasn’t immediately clear if both had lawyers.

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  1. Gideon says:

    Hmmmpf. Good for you, Sam.

  2. Zaidi Ademeit says:

    Laws are fracked up! You come to the aid of your partner, and you’re arrested?!!! It makes no sense. Maybe he should have just stood there while his girl friend was stomped to death! Perhaps we should be more afraid of the law, that’s suppose to protect us, then the perpetrators who assault us, and/or our love ones!

  3. Julia says:

    and why they don’t arrest paparazzi?????????? Is so s-t-u-p-i-d everything they make to bother actors and singers!!!!!!!

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