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Alec Baldwin arrested in New York after alleged fight over parking spot: police

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WATCH: Alec Baldwin arrested after alleged parking dispute – Nov 2, 2018

UPDATE: 9:45 p.m. — Alec Baldwin was charged on Friday after a fight over a New York parking spot, police said, according to Reuters.

The 30 Rock sitcom actor, 60, “assaulted someone for a parking spot that they were both going for,” New York Police Department detective Sophia Mason said. He was charged with misdemeanour assault and harassment.

Actor Alec Baldwin has been arrested for allegedly punching someone over a parking dispute in New York.

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

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A representative for Baldwin did not immediately respond to the arrest.

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U.S. President Donald Trump commented on Baldwin’s arrest Friday, telling reporters: “I wish him luck.”

WATCH: Alec Baldwin leaves police station after arrest in New York

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Bladwin, who often plays Trump on the show Saturday Night Live, has long earned the fury of the president.

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

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In 2014, he was handcuffed by police in Manhattan after bicycling the wrong way on a one-way road. He was charged with violating bicycling rules.

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One year before that, Baldwin pushed a New York Post reporter into a parked car.

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— With a file from The Associated Press

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