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Woody Harrelson ‘punched man in self-defense’ at Washington hotel

Woody Harrelson allegedly punched a person in self-defense throughout an altercation at a lodge in Washington DC.

On Wednesday evening (October 6) at round 11pm, police have been known as following a report of an assault on the rooftop bar of The Watergate Resort.

In response to police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck, Harrelson hit a person who “lunged” on the actor, believing he acted “in self-defence”.

Police consider the person, who seemed to be intoxicated, was taking images of Harrelson and his daughter. The actor is alleged to have “approached the person and requested him to delete the images”.

Woody Harrelson. CREDIT: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Pictures

After the person refused, a dispute broke out between them the place the person “lunged in the direction of” the actor in an try to “seize his neck”. Harrelson is alleged to have punched him “in his neck in protection of himself”.

In response to witness accounts (by way of NBC Washington), police consider the opposite man, not Harrelson, was the aggressor. Harrelson was not charged for the incident.

The actor, identified for roles in Zombieland and Three Billboards Outdoors Ebbing, Missouri, has three daughters along with his spouse Laura Louie.

Harrelson was in Washington filming for HBO sequence The White Home Plumbers, which relies across the Watergate scandal.

The actor will likely be subsequent seen in superhero blockbuster Venom: Let There Be Carnage, the place he performs antagonist Cletus Kasady aka Carnage.

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