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Video: FOX19 NOW crew avoids live TV attack

Reporter Gordon Graham caught up in the attempted attack during his live-shot. (FOX19 NOW) Reporter Gordon Graham caught up in the attempted attack during his live-shot. (FOX19 NOW)
CINCINNATI (FOX19) -

A FOX19 NOW crew is safe after nearly being attacked Saturday night on live television.

A man began harassing Gordon Graham and his accompanying photographer in the 1300 block of Vine Street as they prepared to go live for the 10 p.m. broadcast, Graham says.

Amid Graham's live report, the man attempted to walk in front of the camera before shoving the photographer.

“I was concentrating on my live shot at the time and I did not know what his intentions were,” said Graham, who is starting his fourth year with FOX19 NOW.

As the FOX19 NOW photographer, Christopher Waldmann, defended himself behind the camera, Cincinnati Police officers can be seen in the video swiftly running towards the crew. They apprehended and questioned the suspect, who has not been identified. It is unclear at this time if charges have been filed.

“I'm grateful that my photographer was there to prevent this guy from coming at me,” says Graham. 

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