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Louis Tomlinson Arrested For Attacking a Paparazzo

March 4, 2017 | Posted by Larry Csonka

According to TMZ, One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson had an altercation with a paparazzo on Friday night that ended with Tomlinson being arrested. The site reports that the incident happened at the LAX baggage claim. Tomlinson was with his girlfriend and the photographer was too close, so Tomlinson allegedly pulled him to the floor, and the photographer fell backwards and struck his back and head on the floor. A female witness started recording Louis’ girlfriend as she tried to leave. The 2 women allegedly then got into a physical altercation, leading to the photographer and the witness making a citizen’s arrest. Tomlinson was arrested for simple battery and booked at a nearby LAPD jail. Tomlinson’s team released the following statement on the incident…

“The paparazzi provoked and caused the altercation that occurred with louis. It’s not the first time that a paparazzi has created an altercation with a celebrity. While the altercation was going on with the paparazzi, three other individuals were attacking his girlfriend during this incident and he came to her defense.”