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Avatar's Sam Worthington Arrested

Avatar star Sam Worthington was arrested Sunday night after getting into an altercation with a photographer, CNN reports.

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Avatar star Sam Worthington was arrested Sunday night after getting into an altercation with a photographer, CNN reports.

According to the New York Police Department, Worthington is accused of punching photographer Sheng Li after Li reportedly kicked Worthington's girlfriend, Lara Bingle, in the shins. Worthington was issued a desk appearance ticket and was released while the photographer was held for arraignment.

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In 2012, Worthington was arrested for getting into a fight and charged with disorderly conduct, though the charges were dismissed in court after the complaining witness failed to appear.