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Sean Penn Sued

Photog Claims Death Threat

4/5/2010 3:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0405_seanpenn_ex_2Sean Penn threatened to kill a paparazzo if he ever ran into him again ... this according to a new lawsuit filed by the photog.

Jordan Dawes alleges he was filming a documentary about paparazzi last October in Brentwood, CA when Penn suddenly began "kicking and punching" him.

In the suit, filed in L.A. County Superior Court, Dawes says Penn broke his camera and then said "the next time I see you, you will be in a box."

As we first reported, Dawes said he had to have knee surgery ... the result of the alleged attack.

Penn was charged with criminal battery and vandalism over the incident back in February. That case is pending.

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Hugh G Rection    

I always wonder why the paps don't put down their cameras and just beat the digsh*t out of people like Sean Penn. It would be self defense, just wait for him do what he always does, throw a punch or kick and then threaten people...just wait for it, then calmly put down your camera and stomp his chain smoking, liberal, punk ass down to the ground. A few good ass whippings and I think he would think twice about who he kicks.

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