Alec Baldwin Arrested After Fight in New York

Alec Baldwin Arrested After Fight in New York

Alec Baldwin Arrested After Fight in New York

Actor Alec Baldwin was arrested Friday for assault related to an issue over a parking spot in NY, police report. The altercation happened in front of 28 East 10th St around 2 p.m. ET, and according to New York Police Department Detective Sophia Mason, it was because of a disagreement over a parking spot (via THR).

Police say the actor was taken into custody just before 2pm local time on Friday in Manhattan's West Village neighbourhood.

When asked about Baldwin's arrest, the U.S. president said: "I wish him luck". Baldwin fumed, according to another witness, a construction worker who also declined to be named.

That means Baldwin was the one throwing the punch, and he has been arrested and taken to the 6th Precinct Station.

Alec Baldwin plays Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live.

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It's not the first time Baldwin has run into trouble with the law.

In 1996, Baldwin went all the way to trial over a misdemeanor battery charge, and was acquitted by a California jury that decided he was defending himself when he struck a man attempting to photograph his family.

But when reporters told the president that his sometime-impersonator had been arrested, Trump simply said, "I wish him luck".

Actor Alec Baldwin was arrested on Friday, following a report of an assault in New York City.

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