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Cops: Tyson, photographer want to press charges

Thursday, November 12, 2009 - 12:56am

Police say boxer Mike Tyson has been detained on suspicion of battery following an alleged altercation with a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport.

Airport police spokesman Sgt. Jim Holcomb says the incident happened about 4:30 p.m. local time Wednesday in Terminal 7 at a United Airlines ticket counter.

Holcomb says the photographer has accused Tyson of hitting him. The photographer fell to the ground and cut his forehead. He's being treated at a hospital.