Alec Baldwin charged with assault after punching stranger in fight over parking spot

PHOTO: Actor Alec Baldwin exits the 6th precinct of the New York Police Department in Manhattan, New York, Nov. 2, 2018.PlayAndrew Kelly/Reuters
WATCH Alec Baldwin arrested for assault in New York City

Actor Alec Baldwin has been charged with misdemeanor assault and harassment after he punched someone during what officials described as a dispute near his home in New York City's Greenwich Village, ABC News has confirmed.

Baldwin is expected to appear in court on Nov. 26.

A representative for the actor had no comment.

Baldwin, 60, has faced legal trouble in the Big Apple in the past.

I wish him luck.

In 2014, after a New York City police officer issued him a summons him for riding his bike the wrong way on a one-way street, Baldwin allegedly said, "I don't have identification. Just give me the f---ing summons” and “wrap this summons around your head.”

A police source added at the time that Baldwin “got arrogant and loud," which is why he was given his second summons for disorderly conduct.

Baldwin responded in a tweet of his own, naming the officer and declaring, "New York City is a mismanaged carnival of stupidity that is desperate for revenue and anxious to criminalize behavior once thought benign."

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump, whom Baldwin impersonates on "Saturday Night Live," had a few words of encouragement for the actor, when told about the impending charge.

“I wish him luck," he said.

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