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04/28/2015 18:29 EDT | Updated 06/28/2015 01:12 EDT

Paparazzo released after actor Ryan Reynolds struck with vehicle in Vancouver

VANCOUVER - A Vancouver-area photographer has been released on conditions after facing new allegations that he criminally harassed Ryan Reynolds over a six-week period before hitting the actor with his car.Fifty-two-year-old Richard Fedyck made a first court appearance Tuesday on three serious charges that were upgraded from the initial charge of intimidation recommended by Vancouver police.Court documents show Fedyck has been charged with criminal harassment, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and assault with a weapon — his car.Fedyck, who has denied hitting the actor with his vehicle, must abide by conditions including staying out of Vancouver and away from the actor and his family.He was arrested two days after the movie star was allegedly struck in the parkade of a luxury hotel on the evening of April 10. His next appearance is scheduled for May 5.Police said Reynolds suffered a sore knee and back, but he was back on the set filming his new movie "Deadpool" the next day.