Alec Baldwin accused of punching man who took parking spot he was saving

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

The incident 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 on East 10th Street.

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

He is now facing misdemeanor assault and harassment charges.

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