While watching a knife fight outside a grocery store in Adelaide, Australia, Dev Patel steps in to put an end to it.
In a statement to varietyA Slumdog Millionaire spokesperson confirmed reports that the actor was at the scene when a knife fight broke out in Adelaide, and he intervened.
Monday, 7 news She reported that a man and a woman were arguing outside a grocery store in the Australian city when the woman stabbed the man in the chest.
The victim must be alive.
“We can confirm that last night in Adelaide, Dev Patel and his friends witnessed a violent altercation that was actually taking place outside a grocery store,” a spokesman for Dev Patel told Variety.
“Dave acted on his natural instincts in an attempt to defuse the situation and end the fight. Luckily the group managed to do so and stayed to make sure the police and ambulance arrived.”
The statement stressed that “there are no heroes in this case, and unfortunately this particular incident highlights a larger systemic problem for marginalized members of society who are not treated with the dignity and respect” they deserve… The hope is that the same is the level of media attention that this story receives ( Just because Dave, as a celebrity, has participated) could be an incentive for lawmakers to show some empathy in identifying long-term solutions to help not just the individuals who participated, but the community as a whole. »
Rumors that Dev Patel moved permanently to Adelaide with girlfriend Tilda Cobham-Hervey, who is from there, has not been confirmed.