Alec Baldwin Arrested After Reportedly Getting Into Fight in NYC

Alec Baldwin Arrested After Reportedly Getting Into Fight in NYC

Sources told NBC New York that Baldwin punched the man in the side of the face after he took a spot that the actor was waiting for.

Baldwin, 60, allegedly struck an unidentified 49-year-old man, sending him to the hospital, in the city's West Village neighborhood.

A furious Baldwin later took to Twitter to denounce his arrest, posting the arresting officer's name and badge number in the process.

He was given a desk appearance ticket and released by cops.Alec Baldwin was arrested in NYC Friday morning.

Baldwin, who now hosts the weekly television talk show "The Alec Baldwin Show", in 2012 denied punching a photographer who was trying to take photos of him with his then-fiancee, yoga teacher Hilaria Thomas. Representatives of Alec Baldwin has given no comment at this time. Baldwin was arrested and charged with third-degree assault. The actor allegedly slugged the man who took his parking spot. He was acquitted of charges in a battery case involving a photographer in the 1990s.

Despite his altercations with the police, Alec has managed to bring his name into the spotlight once again for his impersonation of the president, Donald Trump, on Saturday Night Live.

"I wish him luck", said the President.

Baldwin was booted off an American Airlines flight in 2011 after allegedly getting belligerent with a flight attendant who asked him to stop playing "Words with Friends" and put his cellphone away.

Also that year, Baldwin told New York Magazine he couldn't live in New York anymore because the paparazzi had become too aggressive.

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