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Justin Bieber

Sued Over Alleged Subway Beatdown

5/15/2014 3:42 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Justin Bieber has just been sued by a photog who claims Bieber's bodyguard locked him in a Subway restaurant and then injured him the night the singer was busted for DUI.

Manuel Munoz claims in a new lawsuit -- obtained by TMZ -- he was taking pics of Justin as the singer was leaving SET Nightclub in Miami Beach last January ... just minutes before he was popped by cops.

Munoz says Justin's bodyguard was upset about the photos and chased him into a nearby Subway.  Munoz says the bodyguard locked the restaurant door and cornered him in the bathroom, demanding that he delete the photos. 

Munoz says the bodyguard tried to forcibly remove the memory card and then kicked and punched him.  He says the camera was damaged.

Check out Munoz' 911 call ... he says the bodyguard eventually got the memory card.

We got hold of a police report Munoz filed ... and there is a problem.  Munoz never says he was punched or kicked.  It says the bodyguard tripped him, causing him to sustain a "small scratch in his left knee."

The police report also says the 2 haggled in the restroom ... Munoz telling the bodyguard he'd give Bieber the pics for $10K  but the bodyguard drew the line at $5K.

Munoz is suing Bieber and bodyguard Dwayne Patterson for unspecified damages.

Bieber's attorney, Howard Weitzman tells TMZ, "This new lawsuit filed by a paparazzo is yet another shakedown for money. The paparazzo admits that Justin was not present at the alleged 'assault.' The paparazzo told the police he had only scratched his knee when he was allegedly tripped, but now claims he was beat up. There are no damages." 

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tanzi    

Wat now another paparazzi wth is going on

162 days ago
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The Little Douche

162 days ago
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H8Kardash    

How did the bodyguard lock the main door?? Those doors always need the key to lock.

162 days ago
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liz    

Can these bodyguards calm the heck down. Seriously, paps are going to get pictures... it is not. that. serious. But I wonder if the photog is doing this because of the other paparazzi case, sees an opportunity to cash in?

162 days ago
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ivan    

This is more bull crap from an opportunist seeking to make a quick settlement buck. i knew this would happen. How many are out there right now contemplating a law suit hopping for a money settlement. I know how that works.

162 days ago
6.

lord flashheart    

cage that meathead

162 days ago
7.

suz8    

HARVEY, How dare you imply all skateboarders/surfers live in a "small world" because they don't follow a # story! Did it ever occur to you that maybe.....just maybe, "those people" follow current events and are doing much more to help instead of following your twitter & # BS!!!

Small world!! Are you kidding me? Your world consists of working out, annoying people & gossip...?!? Talk about a small f'n world!!

162 days ago
8.

ASH    

Why must you attack, this poor little, arrogant, big-mouthed, bad-attitude, better-than-you
Weiner.
LEAVE WEINER ALONE!

162 days ago
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tgrfan42069    

justin bieber and his goons think they are the phone police..when justin is near and your phone is ringing..do not answer the thugs will come at you for doing so

162 days ago
10.

verlinda    

Yarn

162 days ago
11.

01void    

Sounds like one more false story, it's all about the money.

162 days ago
12.

Lays Ablo    

Privacy is one of the things we need most in our lives, and what they do with justin bieber is surreal, he needs to keep quiet because that is what people want, a reaction for him to return to trial, that god bless whom the judges, it has to be very strong, as if it were just any person would have given up everything

162 days ago
13.

ASH    

You can film the police.
Who the F does this maggot think he is!?

162 days ago
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James R. - Los Angeles    

Just purchased my new TMZ T-shirt: "If its a sleazy, disgusting, tactless, disrespectful and irrelevant story, WE'LL POST IT!"

162 days ago
15.

Chris    

He is a desperate young man that is trying to earn "street credentials." Everybody knows when your famous that the paps are gonna take your picture. He's a copy cat to Kanye West or Chris Brown or whoever else in in the news for trying to be a tough guy. It's weak that he sicks the dogs on them every time he gets cornered. Be a man and handle your own Justin...

162 days ago
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