The Latest: Alec Baldwin charged with assault, harassment

FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2017 file photo, actor Alec Baldwin waits to speak during the Iowa Democratic Party's Fall Gala, in Des Moines, Iowa. 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. on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in Manhattan's West Village neighborhood.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

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.

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