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Police Arrest, Question Actor Hugh Grant Following Attack on Paparazzi

Police in London arrested and questioned Hugh Grant, after a photographer claimed the actor attacked him with a tub of baked beans.

Speaking to the Daily Star newspaper, photographer Ian Whittaker said the 46-year-old Grant abused and kicked him on April 24, prior to lobbing the beans. The paper printed photos of Grant with a plastic tub of food raised over his head.

A police spokeswoman said a 46-year-old man had been arrested April 25 and questioned over an assault in west London. He was freed on bail and ordered to return in May. His lawyers were not immediately available for comment.

Hugh Grant's screen credits include Four Weddings And A Funeral, Notting Hill, and Love Actually.