Alec Baldwin arrested, accused of punching man over parking near Manhattan apartment

In this Sept. 17, 2018, file photo, Alec Baldwin speaks at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Alec Baldwin was arrested Friday, accused of punching an unknown male in what appeared to be a dispute over parking.

It happened around 2 p.m. near his residence on East 10th Street in Manhattan.

Police say the actor punched someone who took a parking space he was attempting to hold for himself. The space is right outside his building.

Baldwin was placed under arrest and is now at the NYPD's 6th Precinct.

He is expected to be charged with third-degree assault.
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