Los Angeles, Sep 7 (IANS) Actor Ray Diaz, who starred in the show “Lopez”, has been charged with domestic violence after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.
The Los Angeles City Attorney’s office has charged Diaz with domestic battery, false imprisonment, dissuading a witness and vandalism, reports tmz.com.
According to a source, his case was originally heading for a city attorney hearing, until prosecutors re-examined the evidence and decided to file charges.
The incident between Diaz and the woman went down earlier this summer. He allegedly got into an argument with his girlfriend and grabbed and pulled her. She claims the attack was so severe she suffered bruising on her leg and scratches on her neck.
A source connected to the couple said the girlfriend attempted to call 911, but he grabbed the phone from her.