CARPET - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Ukrainian journalist arrested in Brad Pitt assault <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Ukrainian journalist arrested in Brad Pitt assault</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T08:20:45.176-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 08:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • A man arrested after rushing up and touching Brad Pitt on a Hollywood red carpet is a Ukrainian journalist with a history of getting too close to celebrities. Los Angeles Police officer Sally Madera identified the suspect as Vitalii Sediuk. He was jailed on suspicion of misdemeanor battery Wednesday before the premiere of the movie “Maleficent” at the El Capitan Theatre. After touching Pitt, Sediuk was wrestled away by security guards and led off in handcuffs. Pitt kept greeting fa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580024532014-05-29T08:20:45.176-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-29T08:20:45.176-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Thu, 29 May 2014 08:20:45 MDT