Police said that the charges - and the question of bail - were up to the District Attorney to decide. "Alec is going to be charged, but he has not been processed yet".
An incensed Baldwin, 60, socked the 49-year-old victim in the head while he was feeding the meter, cops said. He is now at the 6th precinct and charges are pending.
Here's a look back at some of Baldwin's most controversial arrests and scandals through the years.
Alec Baldwin, the actor, was arrested in Manhattan on November 2, after allegedly punching someone over a parking spot, NBC New York reported. The actor allegedly slugged the man who took his parking spot.
Baldwin also appeared in the Hollywood films Beetlejuice, The Departed and Glengarry Glen Ross.
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Witnesses tell us. the actor got into an argument with another man over a parking spot near 10th Street and 5th Avenue.
Baldwin and Thomas married in 2012 and have four children. Asked about Baldwin's arrest, Trump said: "I wish him luck".
Back in 2012, cameras caught Baldwin allegedly attacking New York Daily News photographer Marcus Santos after he attempted to snap a photo of the actor.
Baldwin had previous run-ins with the law. So sure, checks out that Baldwin would punch someone over parking. The Saturday Night Live actor reportedly got out of his auto and ended up punching the guy, which led to cops and an arrest.
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