Alec Baldwin, NY Post photog file harass claims

February 19, 2013 - 10:30 AM

Alec Baldwin Photographer

FILE - This May 22, 2012 file photo shows actor Alec Baldwin arriving for the screening of "Killing Them Softly" at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. New York City police are investigating harassment complaints made by actor Alec Baldwin and a New York Post photographer after an altercation outside Baldwin's Manhattan apartment. According to police, photographer G.N. Miller says the former "30 Rock" star yelled racial epithets and other insults when he was trying to take pictures of the actor outside his Manhattan apartment. Baldwin maintains he hollered at the photographer, but never said anything racist. He called the allegations "outrageous." Baldwin called police and filed a harassment complaint Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, after the incident. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, file)

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are investigating harassment complaints made by actor Alec Baldwin and a New York Post photographer after an altercation.

Photographer G.N. Miller says the former "30 Rock" star yelled racial epithets and other insults when he was trying to take pictures of the actor outside his Manhattan apartment. Baldwin maintains he hollered at the photographer, but never said anything racist. He called the allegations "outrageous."

Baldwin called police and filed a harassment complaint Monday after the incident. The photographer later filed a cross-complaint.

The police department's Hate Crimes Task force was looking into the allegations.

The Post had no comment beyond its published report.