Major Hollywood Actor's Son Arrested for Knifepoint Assault

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September 12, 2017Sep 12, 2017

Wow, this is not the news you want to hear as a parent. The youngest son of famous Hollywood actor Jean-Claude Van Damme has been arrested for aggravated assault, amongst other charges. Nicholas Van Varenberg, 21, was initially visited by the police after they received a call about him punching an elevator and found a "trail of blood" in his building, reports E Online.

After the police checked on Varenberg, they left the apartment but were then chased by his roommate who claimed Van Damme's son held him at knifepoint.  Upon searching, the police found a knife and marijuana in Varenberg's apartment. 

"According to police report, Van Varenberg was then arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unlawful imprisonment, marijuana possession, assault—cause fear of physical injury, disorderly conduct—fighting and possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrest took place in Tempe, AZ," shares E Online. 

Van Damme has yet to comment on the arrest. The Belgian actor is famous for films such as LionheartStreet Fighter and Sudden Death. In other Hollywood news, Olivia Newton-John just made headlines for sharing her intense struggles with fighting cancer. 

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