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Sam Worthington

Arrested for Fighting

11/5/2012 10:48 AM PST UPDATED: 11/5/2012 11:16 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Sam Worthington mug shot
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11:15 AM PT
-- Under the category "Swift Justice," the charges against Sam were dismissed this morning in court. We're told the case was thrown out because the complaining witness was a no-show in court.

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Sam Worthington
was arrested Saturday for allegedly fighting and had to be subdued with pepper spray ... TMZ has learned.

Cops say the "Avatar" star was at Vortex, a restaurant in Atlanta, when he was refused entrance because people at the door felt he was too intoxicated ... this after he got into an argument because he didn't have the ID required to get inside the club.

According to the police report, a witness told cops Worthington became disorderly. He allegedly pushed the doorman twice and the doorman responded by pepper spraying him and putting him in cuffs until the cops arrived.

We're told the entire incident is on surveillance video.

Worthington was charged with disorderly conduct -- fighting.

Sam's in Atlanta to shoot "Ten," which co-stars Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Phishie from Philly    

Daaaaaammmmmnnnnnnnn. He got pepper sprayed and got a citizen arrest from the doorman. He's lucky it wasn't the cook. They have knives.
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Phishie from Philly

663 days ago
2.

OhWell    

"because disorderly"


Do You Mean "Became Disorderly"?


Yet Another TMZ Fail.

663 days ago
3.

haskel420    

AVATAR,, never saw it

663 days ago
4.

Bwoy dem    

Aussies.... lol.

663 days ago
5.

KnuckleDragger    

I don't remember ever being that hungry.

663 days ago
6.

really! really?    

I like this guy especially in Man on a Ledge. Hopefully this story isn't true or there is a reasonable explanation...

663 days ago
7.

Throwback kid    

TMZ has become the Myspace of internet gossip sites, an obsolete relic

663 days ago
8.

happypat35    

So much sympathy for this guy......comments would be a 180 if he were a rapper.......

663 days ago
9.

The New Improved Sock Puppet    

There's a certain look that alcoholics have. He has that look about him.

663 days ago
10.

News Flash     

Atlanta will make anyone crazy!

663 days ago
11.

firebaby    

damn that mug shot looks scary! like one of those "beyond scared straight" prison guys lol... maybe its because of his haircut for a movie role...

663 days ago
12.

FreeWill    

WTF! He looks trashed, no wonder he was asked for Id!

663 days ago
13.

OH NO!    

At least he didn't bleach his hair blond, and buy a yellow sweater.

663 days ago
14.

sassy    

He's such a douchebag.

663 days ago
15.

Mike    

I would like to see the security tape, anyway.

663 days ago
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