‘A Star Is Born’ Cinematographer Arrested, Charged With Assaulting First Responders in Poland

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‘A Star Is Born’ Cinematographer Arrested, Charged With Assaulting First Responders in Poland
Matthew Libatique, an Oscar-nominated cinematographer who most recently worked on Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born, has reportedly been charged with the assault of medical first responders in Poland.

According to Polish news station TVN24 and as reported by the Associated Press, Libatique attacked paramedics and police called to a hotel in Bydgoszcz in Poland after he was seen staggering.

“The patient suddenly became aggressive towards medical rescuers, used offensive words and hit the head of the emergency medical team,” Krzysztof Wiśniewski of the Provincial Emergency Service Station in Bydgoszcz told TVN24.

A paramedic suffered injuries and also has a broken tooth, Wiśniewski added. Police were then called to the scene, where Libatique attacked the officers, according to AP.

A police spokeswoman told AP that Libatique also had facial injuries, appeared intoxicated
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