Australian actor Sam Worthington was arrested in Manhattan for assaulting a photographer who allegedly kicked his girlfriend, model Lara Bingle, outside a bar.

A police rep said, “The photographer kicked Lara and then Worthington punched him causing the photographer to have lacerations to his nose.”

The 37-year-old "Avatar" star was released on bail but will appear in court at a later date. The photographer was also arrested and charged with assault, reckless endangerment and harassment.

Source: Radar Online