Sean Young arrested at Oscar after-party

February 28th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Los Angeles, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Sean Young was placed under citizen’s arrest at the Oscars after-party event on Sunday. The 52-year-old was trying to gain entry into the event when a security man arrested her.

She was taken to the Los Angeles Police Department where she is being investigated for altercation. Reports say the incident took place at about 10:30 pm EST during the Governor’s Ball after-party.

A spokesperson of the LAPD confirmed the incident telling reporters that the “Blade Runner” star was involved “some type of physical altercation.” The officials say it was the person Young was fighting with who arrested her and took her to the station.

She was granted a bail of $20,000 before being released at around 3 am. She has been charged with misdemeanor battery and is expected to appear in court on the 19th of March.

It is not immediately clear if Young was under the influence of alcohol but a similar incident in 2008 during the Directors Guild of America awards in 2008 involved alcohol. She sought help from a rehabilitation facility after the incident. At the time that she entered the facility, her aides reported that she is trying to get help for alcoholism because she had “struggled against the disease for many years.”

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