Michael Lohan, the father of actress Lindsay Lohan, was arrested today in Tampa, Fla., the AP reports. Lohan, 51, was booked on domestic violence charges, the story reports.
After he was taken into custody he reportedly complained about chest pains and was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital. Lohan was later transferred to a Hillsborough County jail facility after attempting to check himself out of the hospital, the story reports.
Lohan is accused of battery against his girlfriend, Kathryn Major, 28. Police said he grabbed her arms and “pushed her down multiple times during a daylong argument,” the story reports.
A police spokeswoman said, “She had some redness on her arms, some minor bruising, and it was determined that he grabbed her arm and threw her to the ground a couple of times,,” according to the story.
The authorities said one thing the couple fought about was a scheduled court date in a previous domestic violence case.