Dev Patel A knife fight was successfully ended in Adelaide, Australia, on Monday, the Oscar nominee’s Australian representative confirmed in a statement. Diversity.
According to the country 7 News, a man and a woman fought on the street and in a convenience store, when the man was stabbed in the chest. He is expected to survive.
“We can confirm that Dev Patel and his friends witnessed a violent altercation outside a convenience store last night in Adelaide,” a spokesman for the actor said.
“Dev acted on his natural instinct to de-escalate the situation and end the fight. Fortunately, the group were lucky and stayed behind to ensure the police and ambulance arrived.
Patel’s team said in a statement that “there are no heroes in this situation and unfortunately this particular incident highlights a larger systemic problem where marginalized members of society are not treated with the dignity and respect they deserve.”
“Hopefully, the kind of media attention this story is getting (just because of Dev’s involvement as a celebrity) can encourage lawmakers to be compassionate in finding long-term solutions that help not only those involved, but the entire community.” “, the report states.
Diversity has contacted local police in Adelaide, Australia for further comment on the incident.
Patel has taken a short break from acting since appearing in David Lowery’s fantasy film The Green Knight last year amid the pandemic.
His Netflix-backed directorial debut Monkey Man is currently in post-production, and he will star alongside Benedict Cumberbatch and Ralph Fiennes in Wes Anderson’s The Amazing Story of Henry Sugar, also backed by Netflix.