Alec Baldwin arrested in New York on assault charge

(CNN) - Actor Alec Baldwin was arrested Friday for assault, according to New York police.

NYPD Lieutenant John Grimpel told CNN the incident occurred on 10th Street in Manhattan.

The Associated Press reports that Baldwin allegedly punched someone during a dispute over a New York City parking spot.

Baldwin is being held at the 6th precinct, Grimpel said.

In addition to portraying president Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live," Baldwin currently hosts a Sunday talk show on ABC, called "The Alec Baldwin Show."

A representative for Baldwin has not yet responded to CNN's request for comment.

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