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News photographer says Alec Baldwin punched him outside marriage license bureau in NY

FILE - This June 12, 2012 file photo shows actor Alec Baldwin and his fiancee Hilaria Thomas at The Friars Club and Friars Foundation Honor of Tom Cruise at The Waldorf-Astoria in New York. A New York City news photographer says he was punched by Alec Baldwin outside a marriage license bureau in Manhattan. The Daily News reports that Marcus Santos was snapping images of the "30 Rock" star with his fiancée Hilaria Thomas Tuesday, June 19. Santos told the paper that Baldwin grabbed a second news photographer, then started shoving Santos and hit him in the chin. He then walked away. Photos on the newspaper's website appear to show Baldwin shoving the photographer. No police report has been filed. A call to the newspaper's public relations office wasn't returned. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, file)
June 19, 2012 - 12:03 PM

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A New York news photographer says Alec Baldwin punched him outside a marriage license bureau.

The Daily News reports that Marcus Santos was taking photos of the "30 Rock" star and his fiancée, Hilaria Thomas, on Tuesday morning.

Santos tells the newspaper that Baldwin grabbed a second news photographer, then shoved Santos and hit him in the chin. He then walked away.

Photos on the newspaper's website appear to show Baldwin shoving the photographer.

Baldwin posted on Twitter: "A 'photographer' almost hit me in the face with his camera this morning." He also said paparazzi should be "waterboarded."

No police report has been filed. A call to the newspaper's public relations office wasn't returned.

A message sent to Baldwin's publicist wasn't immediately returned.

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