Lindsay Lohan Assault: Police Void Alleged Attacker's Arrest
Authorities may have thought they had an open and shut case against Congressional staffer Christian LaBella when they arrested him at the W Hotel early this morning following an alleged assault against Lindsay Lohan, but apparently, in the hours since, the mess has gotten a whole lot less one-sided and become a whole lot more complicated. In fact, police are now convinced an assault, at least as itís defined legally, definitely didnít happen.
According to The Los Angeles Times, Lohan refused to get any medical treatment, and after speaking with her, cops donít think she suffered any injuries. As a result, LaBellaís arrest was officially voided, and the assault charge against him was dropped. That leaves just one count of harassment standing against him, and heís already put in the paperwork to flip the situation around and accuse Lohan of harassment.
Lindsayís representative has already released a statement saying the policeís decision not to charge LaBella is outrageous, but with so many conflicting reports out there, itís hard to know who was in the right and who was in the wrong. The two allegedly met yesterday while at 1 Oak and returned to the actressí hotel room with a few other people. Around 4:30 AM, the Mean Girls star allegedly discovered pictures that had been taken of her on LaBellaís phone. When she demanded they be deleted, some kind of scuffle ensued and a fire alarm was pulled.
Even though it now seems like everyone involved wonít receive any major consequences, the fallout from this scandal should continue to unfold over the next few days. Weíll bring you updates as they come along.