12 Jan '11, 1am

Homeless radio sensation briefly held by US police

Homeless Man Ted Williams appears on NBC's Today show in New York. Mr Williams and his daughter were briefly detained by US police in after they got into a heated argument. -- PHOTO: REUTERS LOS ANGELES - TED Williams, the Ohio homeless man whose smooth radio voice made him an Internet sensation, had to do some quick talking to Los Angeles police. Officers were called when Mr Williams and his daughter got into a heated argument on Monday night at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa, Officer Catherine Massey said. 'I don't know how loud they were' but the argument at about 9pm led to a disturbance report, Officer Massey said on Tuesday. 'It was minor. Both parties were angry but there were no signs of visible abuse,' Officer Massey said. 'They were brought in, calmed down, talked to and released.' She said she did not know the nature of the argument. Mr Williams and his d...

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