Alec Baldwin arrested after argument over parking spot

02 November, 2018, 22:51 | Author: Heather Diaz
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Actor Alec Baldwin was arrested Friday afternoon after an altercation about a parking spot.

The 30 Rock sitcom star was taken into custody shortly before 2pm local time (6pm GMT) in Manhattan's Greenwich Village.

Assault charges are pending, police say.

Police took Baldwin in for questioning.

Officials said the men were arguing and pushing each other before Baldwin turned violent.

Baldwin is now in custody at the 6th precinct and charges are pending. They arrested Baldwin and brought him to the station. The actor allegedly slugged the man who took his parking spot. According to the NYPD spokesperson, the fight was allegedly between Baldwin and an unidentified man-"someone in another vehicle who got to a spot they were both going for".

It happened on East 10th Street near University Place, according to the NYPD. Last year, the actor bought another apartment on the building's 12th floor, shelling out 1.3 million dollars.

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Baldwin and Thomas married in 2012 and have four children.

When the Saab driver hopped out to feed the meter, Baldwin went ballistic on him, cops and witnesses said. He was charged with battery, and later acquitted, in a case involving a photographer in the '90s.

This is not the first time the actor has been in trouble with law enforcement.

Ah - there's the Alec Baldwin we remember.

Alec Baldwin plays Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live.

After the news of Baldwin's arrest broke out, President Trump said: "I wish him luck" when reporters asked, NBC reported.

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