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Actor Faizon Love charged in assault

February 9, 2009 |  1:23 pm

Faizonlove_2 Actor-comedian Faizon Love was charged today on suspicion of punching a man outside the Standard Hotel in West Hollywood last month.

Deputy Dist. Atty. Roberto Rubalcava said Love, 40, was charged with one count of felony assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury.

Love allegedly got into a verbal altercation Jan. 7 with a group outside the hotel and then allegedly assaulted a man, punching him twice. Love was not arrested at the time.

Prosecutors are asking that bail be set at $30,000. If convicted, Love could face up to four years in state prison.

-- Richard Winton

Photo: Actor Faizon Love in the TV show "The Big House." Credit: ABC / Craig Sjodin