Actor Jonathan Majors was arrested in New York City on Saturday after a woman alleged she was assaulted in what police described as a domestic dispute, police said.
Majors, 33, was taken into custody late this morning on charges of strangulation, assault and harassment, the New York Police Department said in a statement.
A spokesman for the actor said in a statement: “He has done nothing wrong. We hope to clear his name and clear this up.»
Police said they had responded to a 911 call from a location in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan around 11:14 a.m. Saturday where a woman, identified only as a 30-year-old female, said Majors had assaulted her. .
Police, who said they verified the woman’s claims after a preliminary investigation, said she was injured in what the NYPD described as a domestic dispute.
“The victim sustained minor head and neck injuries and was transported to an area hospital in stable condition,” the department said in its statement.
Majors’ arrest was reported early Saturday by TMZ and other publications.
The actor, a star in «Creed III,» «Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania» and the critically acclaimed 2019 independent film «The Last Black Man in San Francisco,» has been the subject of a wave of publicity from spring. for projects including TV commercials for the US Army and an upcoming film about NBA legend Dennis Rodman.
Majors, raised in Lompoc, California, and educated in part at Yale, was a presenter earlier this month at the Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.