By Jeff Labrecque
Updated February 25, 2011 at 04:11 PM EST

British fashion designer John Galliano has been suspended from Christian Dior following an altercation in Paris that led to brief detainment by police and charges of anti-Semitic remarks. Dior’s official statement reads,

According to AFP, Galliano argued with a couple at a cafe terrace and was investigated for assault and anti-Semitic remarks. His lawyer denied the charges of anti-Semitism to the AFP.