The Latest: Alec Baldwin charged with assault, harassment

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of actor Alec Baldwin (all times local):

4:35 p.m.

Authorities have charged Alec Baldwin with assault and harassment after he was arrested for allegedly striking a man in the face during a dispute over a parking spot outside the actor’s New York City home.

Baldwin was taken into custody just before 2 p.m. Friday in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village neighborhood. He was released two hours later. A court appearance has been scheduled for Nov. 26.

Baldwin didn’t comment as he walked past reporters and photographers to a waiting SUV.

Police say Baldwin claimed he had a family member holding the spot when a man driving a station wagon pulled up and took it.

Officials say the men were arguing and pushing each other before the 60-year-old Baldwin hit the other man.

The 49-year-old station wagon driver was taken to a hospital with jaw pain.

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This story has been corrected to show Baldwin’s home is in Greenwich Village, not the West Village.

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2:45 p.m.

Authorities say Alec Baldwin has been arrested after allegedly punching a man in the face during a dispute over a parking spot outside his New York City home.

The actor was taken into custody just before 2 p.m. Friday in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village neighborhood.

Police say Baldwin claimed he had a family member holding the spot when a man driving a station wagon pulled up and took it.

Officials say the men were arguing and pushing each other before the 60-year-old Baldwin turned violent.

The 49-year-old station wagon driver was taken to a hospital with jaw pain.

A representative for Baldwin did not immediately respond to a message requesting comment.

Baldwin is known for playing President Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live.” Asked about Baldwin’s arrest, Trump said: “I wish him luck.”

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2:20 p.m.

Authorities say Alec Baldwin has been arrested for allegedly punching someone during a dispute over a New York City parking spot.

Police say the actor was taken into custody just before 2 p.m. Friday in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village neighborhood.

A representative for Baldwin did not immediately respond to a message requesting comment.

Associated Press

Associated Press

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