Transcript for Lindsay Lohan Arrested on Assault Charges in NY
of him. Now, to the latest trouble for star lindsay lohan. She was arrested early thursday morning here in new york. And she may be facing new charges in california. Abc's paula faris has the latest. Reporter: It's a new low for lilo, arrested again. Seen at a manhattan police station, early thursday, after the troubled actress was detained for allegedly punching this woman in the face. Police say it happened at new york's avenue nightclub around 4:00 a.M., Where the victim's husband says the actress was drinking. She got drunk and she got crazy. Reporter: Lohan is charged with third-degree assault. Tmz video shows the troubled star being led out of the club in handcuffs. And this morning, lohan's legal troubles are mounting. Just hours after being released in new york, prosecutors in california announced the troubled star's also being charged with lying to police and reckless driving, after this car crash in june. Lohan, who was already on probation for shoplifting in 2011, will almost certainly go back to jail. Clearly there's a problem here. She's a magnet for trouble. For she's crying out for help. Reporter: Lohan recently portrayed another controversial celebrity, elizabeth taylor in lifetime's "liz & dick." Something she talked about with amy on "gma." Liz's life has been out of control. And to be honest, so has yours. Everything happens for a reason, good or bad. Reporter: Overnight, lohan's new york attorney released a statement saying, the victim is someone trying to capture their 15 minutes of fame. But this morning, many in hollywood are wondering if attempts to clean up her act have flopped. For "good morning america," paula faris, abc news, new york.
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