Cuba Gooding Jr. sought on warrant in New Orleans

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FILE - This May 25, 2012 file photo shows actor Cuba Gooding Jr arriving for the screening of "Cosmopolis" at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. New Orleans police say an arrest warrant has been issued on a municipal battery charge for actor Cuba Gooding after an incident Tuesday, July 31, at a New Orleans bar. Gooding was in New Orleans filming. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, file)
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FILE - This May 25, 2012 file photo shows actor Cuba Gooding Jr arriving for the screening of "Cosmopolis" at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. New Orleans police say an arrest warrant has been issued on a municipal battery charge for actor Cuba Gooding after an incident Tuesday, July 31, at a New Orleans bar. Gooding was in New Orleans filming. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, file)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police say a warrant has been issued for actor Cuba Gooding Jr. after a morning incident at a French Quarter bar.

Police spokeswoman Remi Braden said the warrant issued Tuesday morning was for alleged municipal battery. She was working to confirm details.

Gooding is in New Orleans filming "The Butler." His publicist said a statement would be issued later Tuesday.

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