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Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested at New York performance of Cabaret: Police

Published on Jun 27, 2014 11:57 AM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actor Shia LaBeouf, who starred in the Transformers movies and the play Nymphomaniac, was arrested inside New York's Studio 54 during a performance of Cabaret, police said.

The actor was charged with criminal conduct and disorderly conduct and taken into custody, NYPD detective Brian Sessa said.

LaBeouf was escorted out of the theatre by police after refusing to go when asked to do so by security guards, said NYPD spokesman George Tsourovakas.

The 28-year-old actor, who gave police a Los Angeles address, began making a disturbance and then used obscene language and became belligerent after security guards asked him to leave, Tsourovakas said.

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