Actress Lindsay Lohan was arrested outside a popular Chelsea nightclub early Thursday and charged with misdemeanor assault after striking a female patron in the face, New York City police said. ccording to TMZ, the fight went down around 4:00 a.m. at Club Avenue in Chelsea.

The online tabloid said Lindsay, who was seated next to the victim in the club, turned to her and said something to the effect of “Give me my space.”

Words were exchanged between the two women then Lindsay punched her.

Police were called and when officers arrived the actress and her entourage were outside the club in a car preparing to flee the scene.

Officers removed Lindsay from the car and arrested her.