Shia LaBeouf Arrested Outside NYC Museum
Cops says he pushed man, pulled scarf
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jan 26, 2017 12:45 AM CST
Shia LeBeouf, left, stands in front of a live-stream camera with the words "HE WILL NOT DIVIDE US" posted on a wall outside of the the Museum of the Moving Image.   (Deepti Hajela)

(Newser) – Shia LaBeouf has been arrested after allegedly getting into an altercation with another man outside a New York City museum. Police say LaBeouf pulled the scarf of an unidentified 25-year-old man early Thursday morning outside the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, scratching his face in the process, the AP reports. Police say he also pushed the man, who refused medical attention. LaBeouf faces a misdemeanor assault charge. It's unclear if he has an attorney who can comment. LaBeouf has spent the first few days of Donald Trump's presidency chanting, "He will not divide us," in front of a live camera outside the museum. On Sunday, he confronted a white supremacist during the livestream project.

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