Alec Baldwin arrested for allegedly punching a man in the face
Actor Alec Baldwin was arrested in New York City for a punch-up over a parking space.
Alec Baldwin has a long history of clashes with the law, and on November 2, 2018, he added another arrest to his curriculum.
The notoriously short-tempered actor was taken into custody by the NYPD after punching a person during a dispute over a parking space in Manhattan's East Village, reported Fox News on November 2, 2018,
INCIDENT TRIGGERED BY A PARKING DISPUTE
According to witnesses, an unidentified third party was holding a parking spot for Baldwin on East 10th Street in the Village close to the actor's home.
Just as Baldwin arrived at around 1:35 pm, another driver drove up and occupied the parking spot. A construction worker who chose to remain anonymous revealed that the actor had become incensed, and began to utter profanities.
BALDWIN'S VICTIM HAS NOT BEEN IDENTIFIED
The other driver, a 49-year old man who has yet to be identified, stepped out of his car and was allegedly punched in the face by the enraged actor.
BALDWIN CHARGED WITH MISDEMEANOR ASSAULT
The Police were called and Baldwin was arrested for misdemeanor assault. He was taken by the responding officers NYPD's 6th Precinct station house in Greenwich Village, where he is being held.
BALDWIN'S VICTIM WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL
Baldwin's victim complained of pain from his injuries and was taken to Lenox Hill Hospital for observation, but is reportedly not seriously hurt. Balwin was last arrested in 2014 for ranting profanely at two police officers who had stopped him for cycling the wrong way on a one-way street.
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Alec Baldwin Arrested in NYC in Fight Over Parking Spot https://t.co/tHPjTmPjil— TMZ (@TMZ) November 2, 2018
A LONG HISTORY OF AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR
In 2011 Alec Baldwin was forcibly removed from an American Airlines flight at Los Angeles International Airport when he became aggressive when a flight attendant told him to put away his phone during take-off.
In 1995 the actor allegedly assaulted a photographer who was videotaping his then-wife, Kim Basinger, and their 3-day-old daughter, Ireland.
Balwin has had a resurgence in his career due to his spoofs on President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live." When the President was asked to comment on his arrest, he said, “I wish him luck.”