Edward Furlong charged with battery against ex

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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2011 file photo, cast member Edward Furlong arrives at the premiere "The Green Hornet" in Los Angeles.  Authorities say they arrested Furlong on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2012 on suspicion of domestic violence and an outstanding warrant in West Hollywood, Calif.  (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Actor Edward Furlong has been charged with misdemeanor battery on an ex-girlfriend during an altercation on Sunday morning.

The actor was arrested in West Hollywood, Calif., on suspicion of battery and for an outstanding misdemeanor warrant on another domestic violence battery case involving the same woman.

Furlong's attorney, Brian Michaels, says he is still gathering information about the arrest.

The 35-year-old actor pleaded not guilty in the new case Tuesday and is due back in court on Jan. 25.

He has also been involved in a custody dispute with his ex-wife and faces a probation violation hearing on Feb. 15 for contempt of court in a Los Angeles case.

Furlong was charged in the domestic violence case in December but failed to appear at a court hearing.

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