Actor Rick Schroder was arrested this week for allegedly hitting his girlfriend, according to a TMZ report on May 1.
Police in Los Angeles were sent to the 49-year-old’s home early in the morning at around 12:40 a.m. local time for a domestic violence call, according to the entertainment news website.
Officials interviewed the former “NYPD Blue” star and his girlfriend before arresting him for felony domestic violence charges.
Rick Schroder ARRESTED for felony domestic violence, 2nd time in 30 days.
The outlet, citing police, said he allegedly punched his girlfriend in the face when she tried to leave.
She reportedly refused medical treatment after the incident.
TMZ reported that Schroder was also arrested on April 2 for felony domestic violence. He was released after posting bail.
Schroder is in police custody, and his bail was set for $50,000, The Blast reported. He is currently at the Malibu Lost Hills Station.
Schroder has not issued a public statement on social media or to media outlets about the arrest.
The actor initially gained fame in the 1980s series, “Silver Spoons.” His last movie appearance was in 2010 in the comedy, “Get Him to the Greek.”
Other details about his arrest are not clear. The girlfriend was not identified in reports.
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