November 21, 2013 10:07 pm -

One of Justin Bieber’s bodyguards has been busted for allegedly assaulting a photographer. TMZ reports:

The alleged tussle went down on the island of Kauai Wednesday … when Bieber and his crew were jumping off the famous cliff on Shipwreck’s Beach.

According to cops … a 29-year-old man was snapping pics of JB & co. until of Bieber’s hired hands approached and demanded he delete all his photos.

The photog refused … and claims the bodyguard — Dwayne Patterson — then got physical … assaulting him and damaging his camera.

The alleged victim couldn’t have been too hurt — he told cops he had no injuries and refused any medical attention.

Patterson was booked for third degree assault and 4th degree criminal property damage. He was released on $3,000 bail, aka … Justin’s pocket change.