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Adam Sandler's Friend Arrested over Assault

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Mar 25, 2008 | 5:27am EDT

Adam Sandler's longtime pal and regular co-star Allen Covert has been arrested on the set of their latest film after allegedly attacking a photographer.

Covert--who has starred in a number of movies with Sandler--was arrested during filming for Bedtime Stories in Los Angeles on Monday evening.

He has been charged with battery after allegedly spitting at a paparazzo after he caught him filming his child. He also allegedly tried to knock the camera from the photographer's hand.

According to Web site TMZ.com, the altercation was witnessed by Sandler and his other co-stars Guy Pearce and Courteney Cox.

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