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Lindsay Lohan's father arrested, accused in altercation with girlfriend

March 22, 2011 |  5:21 am

Michael Lohan Lindsay Lohan's father was arrested by the L.A. Sheriff's Department after he allegedly got into an altercation with his girlfriend.

The incident occurred Monday night at Santa Monica and San Vicente boulevards in West Hollywood.

Michael Lohan, who has appeared in court to support his daughter as she faces felony theft charges, is to appear on the reality TV show  "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew."

The Sheriff's Department did not immediately release details. Sgt. John Ratto was quoted by the Associated Press, City News Service and People magazine as saying that Lohan allegedly held his girlfriend against her will and prevented her from calling authorities. She suffered minor injuries.

Lohan was is custody with bail set at $200,000, Ratto said.


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--Shelby Grad

Photo: Michael Lohan in February. Credit: Nick Ut / Associated Press