Dicaprio Guards Face Assault Charges
LATEST: Two bodyguards minding Leonardo Dicaprio are facing assault charges after being arrested following a fight with photographers in Jerusalem on Monday (12MAR07), Israeli police have confirmed.
The scuffle with paparazzi occurred while the DEPARTED actor and his model girlfriend BAR RAFAELI took a private tour of the tunnels next to the Western Wall.
Israeli authorities are considering whether to bring charges against the two minders for the "unnecessary" assault.
Police spokesman MICKY ROSENFELD says, "We understand it was the photographers who were attacked. The photographers didn't attack the security guards. It's very clear it was an unnecessary incident."
Both minders were released without charge, but on Wednesday (14MAR07) local officials issued a restraining order against several of the paparazzi involved, according to DiCaprio's spokesman.