Actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested (and released) in connection with an  alleged assault at his  “anti-division” art installation in New York. (Courtesy Twitter)

Actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested (and released) in connection with an alleged assault at his “anti-division” art installation in New York. (Courtesy Twitter)

Scoop: Shia LaBeouf charged with assault at ‘anti-division’ protest

Flashing a defiant “rock on” symbol, actor Shia LaBeouf was released from police custody early Thursday after allegedly attacking a man at a live-streamed “anti-division” protest in New York.

“We will not be divided!” the volatile 30-year-old said around 3:45 a.m., waving to a handful of followers outside the 114th Precinct in Queens, Page Six reported.

The “American Honey” star was charged with misdemeanor assault and harassment for the dustup at his art installation outside the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria. He is due back in court April 7.

LaBeouf has stationed himself outside the museum since Donald Trump’s inauguration as part of a participatory public art project that he and two partners intend to run throughout Trump’s presidency.

Members of the public are invited to join the performance.

LaBeouf, who plays John McEnroe in Janus Metz Pedersen’s upcoming film “Borg/McEnroe,” was arrested in 2014 at the Broadway musical “Cabaret” and charged with disorderly conduct and trespassing.

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