Shia LaBeouf apologises for abusing police officers

Actor admits he's struggling with sobriety

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Actor Shia LaBeouf has apologised after he racially abused police officers during his recent arrest.

The Transformers star, 31, was caught on camera during his arrest in a hotel lobby in Savannah, Georgia in the early hours of Saturday morning.

He has since been charged with obstruction, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.

Writing on Twitter, he said: "I am deeply ashamed of my behaviour and make no excuses for it..."

He goes on to admit he has been suffering from addiction issues: "I have been struggling with addiction publicly for far too long and I am actively taking steps towards securing my sobriety and hope I can be forgiven for my mistakes."