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Lindsay Lohan arrested for punching woman in the face

Lindsay Lohan punched a woman at a New York City nightclub.
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Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives for a probation progress report hearing at Superior Court in Los Angeles on March 29, 2012. The troubled starlet is never far from a scandal. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Glamorous movie star Lindsay Lohan took another one of her famous monthly vacations to a secluded cell in a New York jail.

Lohan was arrested outside a popular nightclub in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood early this morning and charged with misdemeanor assault. "She struck another female patron in the face and was arrested a short time later outside the club," a New York Police Department spokesman told Newsday

The fight occurred at 4 am outside Club Avenue. A police source told the New York Daily News that Lohan and the victim, Tiffany Eve Mitchell, 28, were sitting in separate VIP sections when a fight broke out. The victim did not need medical attention. 

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Free Lindsay! She actually already is free. By 7:30 am this morning, Lohan could be seeing leaving the jail, the Daily News said. 

The latest arrest comes after Lohan was accused of clipping a man with her car outside another Manhattan nightclub in September, the Associated Press reported. In that incident, a pedestrian claimed Lohan hit her with her car and did not stop, ABC reported. The Manhattan District Attorney's Office however declined to prosecute the case. Other highlights from Lohan's rap sheet include last May, when she was accused of striking a Hollywood nightclub manager with her car, but those allegations also got cleared. 

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