Reports suggest that actor Cuba Gooding Jr. is being sought by New Orleans police, who are reportedly under orders to arrest him whenever they see him.
TMZ writes that an arrest warrant has been issued for the star after an alleged violent altercation in a bar in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
The webite reports that a misdemeanor battery warrant is in place after authorities received a complaint that the 44-year-old became physical with a female member of bar staff at The Old Absinthe House around 2.00am.
A witness told the site that Cuba got upset when people in the bar recognised him and started taking photographs The 'Men Of Honour' star then allegedly became angry and started shouting at the drinkers and was asked to leave by the female member of staff.
It was then that witnesses allege that he shoved the barmaid against the wall and the emergency services were called to the scene.
By the time authorities arrived there, Cuba was long gone but they are now under orders to arrest him on sight.
The Oscar winner is currently in New Orleans filming his new movie 'The Butler' with talk show star Oprah Winfrey. Liam Neeson and Alex Pettyfer are also involved with the film. It tells the story of a butler who served eight US Presidents in The White House.
PHOTO: Cuba Gooding Jr. hits the town with Russell Crowe and will.i.am.