One Direction singer arrested after altercation with photographer

LOS ANGELES, CA (WCMH) — A member of boy-band sensation One Direction is in trouble with the law after a fight with a photographer.

According to reports, 25-year-old Louis Tomlinson was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport Friday night. Paparazzi surrounded Tomlinson and his girlfriend in the baggage area. Tomlinson then allegedly pushed a photographer. The photographer claims he fell as a result of the push and sustained injuries.

Tomlinson was charged with misdemeanor battery and released from police custody. Tomlinson’s attorney maintains that the photographer provoked Tomlinson, causing the dispute. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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