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Taylor Swift's Dad Scott Swift Will Not Face Charges After Alleged Altercation with Sydney Photographer

The alleged incident with a local paparazzi occurred in February

<p>Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic; Kevin Mazur/AMA2019/Getty</p> Taylor Swift; Scott Swift

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Taylor Swift; Scott Swift

Taylor Swift's father Scott Swift will not face charges from the Australian police after he was allegedly involved in an altercation with a photographer in February.

On Tuesday, Australian police issued a statement to officers that they had "conducted an investigation following a report of an assault," and there would be "no further police action" taken, per RTE.

On Feb. 26, Australian photographer Ben McDonald claimed that he had been taking photos of the "Lavender Haze" singer, 34, and her entourage while celebrating her sold-out shows in Melbourne.

McDonald claimed that an umbrella from Swift's security was shoved in his face to prevent photographs from being taken while the group was heading down the jetty into a vehicle.

<p>Rick Diamond/ACMA2013/Getty</p> Scott and Taylor Swift attend the ACM Awards in Las Vegas in April 2013

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Scott and Taylor Swift attend the ACM Awards in Las Vegas in April 2013

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According to RTE, the photographer then alleged that Scott, 71, confronted him and "took it further."

McDonald then filed a complaint with the police, however, Taylor's father had departed for the next stop on the Eras Tour in Singapore, per the outlet.

On March 1, a spokesperson for Taylor addressed reports that the pop star's dad allegedly clashed with the photographer and he had been accused of assaulting him on Sydney's North Shore hours after her performance.

"Two individuals were aggressively pushing their way towards Taylor, grabbing at her security personnel, and threatening to throw a female staff member into the water," Taylor's rep told PEOPLE in a statement.

In a statement to PEOPLE, police — who could not confirm the identities of those involved at the time — said they were investigating an "alleged assault after a 71-year-old man allegedly assaulted a 51-year-old man at Neutral Bay Wharf."

"The younger man reported the incident and inquiries are now underway by officers attached to North Shore Police Area Command. The man did not require medical treatment," police said.

Throughout the Eras Tour, Scott has been spotted at his daughter's record-breaking tour since it first kicked off last spring. During the tour, he's been seen handing out food to fans and mingling with Taylor's boyfriend, Travis Kelce.

The 14-time Grammy winner recently wrapped a sold-out, six-night stint at Singapore National Stadium.

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<p>Kathryn Riley/Getty</p> Taylor and Scott Swift cheer while watching the game between the Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on Dec. 17, 2023 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

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Taylor and Scott Swift cheer while watching the game between the Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on Dec. 17, 2023 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

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Following her shows in Singapore, Taylor expressed her gratitude on Instagram.

"We got to play 6 shows in Singapore for the most wonderful crowds — just want to say thank you from the bottom of my heart to everyone who traveled and put so much effort into being at our shows," she said in the caption of a post featuring photos from the concert. "What an unforgettable way to end this leg of the tour!!"

Taylor will remain busy throughout the spring, as she approaches the April 19 release of her 11th studio album, The Tortured Poets Department.

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