Kiefer Sutherland to surrender to NYPD to avoid jail timeMay 7th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 07 (ANI): Canadian actor Kiefer Sutherland is expected to surrender to New York Police to answer the complaint involving fashion designer Jack McCollough and actor Brooke Shields.
Sutherland landed in legal trouble after he allegedly assaulted McCollough at an early morning party in New York City.
Sources say that the actor will be charged with third-degree assault for the attack when he surrenders.
The actor will be issued a desk appearance ticket for the misdemeanour, which means that he won’t be jailed and will be free to travel before he’s arraigned.
“When the lawyer realized paparazzi could be sitting on his [Sutherland's] doorstep for two to three weeks, suddenly he wanted to come in right away and make it all go away,” the New York Daily News quoted a police source as saying.
A pal told The News that Sutherland felt bad about the bizarre display.
“Kiefer is sorry it happened. Absolutely. It’s terribly regrettable,” the friend said.
The pal also said that Sutherland lashed out inside because McCollough bumped into actress Shields and didn’t apologize.
“Kiefer was provoked,” the pal said. (ANI)
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