Matthew Fox Arrested for Assaulting Woman in Cleveland

8:31 AM PST 08/29/2011 by THR Staff
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The actor has been released and brought to his hotel following an alleged altercation with a party bus driver.

Matthew Fox was arrested early Monday morning, Aug. 29, after allegedly punching a woman in the chest and stomach.

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According to a police report obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, the actor is accused of attempted to hitch a ride to his hotel aboard a private party bus. The driver, a 29-year-old female, blocked the entrance and informed Fox that he could not board, as the bus had been rented out.

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Fox then allegedly punched the driver in the chest and stomach, before receiving a blow to the mouth in return. The woman suspected she may have broken her hand and would be seeking medical attention if needed.

Fox has since been released to a friend and brought back to his hotel. A rep for the Lost actor was not immediately available for comment on the situation, which was first reported by TMZ.

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