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"Family Ties" Star Sha-La-La-Locked Up

4/1/2007 4:09 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Former child star Brian Bonsall, famous for playing little Andy Keaton on the '80s sitcom "Family Ties," was arrested in Boulder, Colorado after cops say he assaulted his girlfriend.
Brian Bonsall mugshot
Bonsall, now 25, was arrested Wednesday after his girlfriend reportedly told police he poured an alcoholic drink on her face while she slept, put her in a choke hold and threw her onto a bed when she tried to leave. Both Bonsall and his girlfriend were arrested at the scene, however, she was later released.

Celebrity Mugshots Gallery: Click to launch photosAccording to police, Bonsall claimed that he pushed the woman down in self-defense after she cut his arm and face with a steak knife. In the arrest report, police say "both people ... suffered minor injuries that did not require medical attention."

Bonsall was held in Boulder County Jail on charges of second-degree assault and false imprisonment.

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Angelinaisanass    

BURP!

2728 days ago
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Jesssssssssssssssssssssss    

why does tmz stop updating at 6pm?

TWENYFOUR HOUR NEWS! COME ON!

2728 days ago
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Trophy wife Slim and Trim!!!!    

My god this makes TMZ and still nothing about Tara and Stedman!

2728 days ago
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GRIZZ    

the greedy bitch is just like the rest of the leeches==show me the $$$$$$

2728 days ago
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uniformsformilitarypersonnelonly    

who the HELL cares. The little bit of a career he HAD ended 30 YEARS AGO !!!

2728 days ago
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MOM    

who the hell cares loser another one !!!!!

2728 days ago
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Kacee    

Methhead

2728 days ago
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mirenis    

Are you sure that's not Chris Richardson from American Idol?

2728 days ago
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Jose Valdez    

What a complete mess, and a girl beater on top of it. What happend to the cute boy ?

2728 days ago
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Gary Coleman    

Multiple lip piercings and neck tatoo. Nice.

2728 days ago
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Tara    

When I saw this pic I thought the same thing - this is Chris Richardson
from American Idol - I always though he looked familiar!!

2728 days ago
12.

cameron    

meth, anyone?

2728 days ago
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LaReina    

This is your brain on drugs.

2728 days ago
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Bill    

Guess he'll be in the next celebrity reality show on VH1 real soon...

2728 days ago
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Tonya    

That's sad *L*

2728 days ago
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