July 22, 2008 at 04:00 AM EDT

(FROM AP) – Dark Knight star Christian Bale was arrested on Tuesday (July 22) for allegedly assaulting his mother and sister and spent four hours at a London police station but was not charged. Representatives for Bale released a statement on Tuesday denying that an assault took place. According to police, Bale’s mother and sister reported being assaulted at the Dorchester Hotel in London on Sunday night, a day before the European premiere the Batman sequel. (AP via Yahoo!)

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