Former Family Ties Child Actor Arrested
Brian Bonsall, who played Andy Keaton, allegedly assaulted girlfriend
Former child actor Brian Bonsall, who played Andy Keaton on Family Ties, was being held in a Boulder, Colo., jail Friday after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, the Associated Press reports.
Bonsall, 25, was arrested Wednesday on charges of second-degree assault and false imprisonment, according to the AP.
Bonsall’s girlfriend told officers he poured an alcoholic drink on her face as she slept, put her in a chokehold and threw her onto a bed. Bonsall told police he acted in self-defense when she cut his arm and face with a steak knife, which she denied.