Comedian Arrested After Man Hit With Bottle

OAKLAND, Calif. (November 15, 2012)--Comedian Katt Williams was briefly taken into custody after a man told Oakland police that the entertainer hit him over the head with a bottle.

Authorities say Williams, 41, was briefly detained on suspicion of assault Wednesday night after the victim said he was attacked aboard a tour bus that was parked outside a downtown hotel.

Williams was released after investigators questioned him and several witnesses.

Calls to representatives for Williams were not immediately returned.

Police said the man was treated at a hospital for a cut to his head.

His name has not been released.

The performer is known for his HBO special, "Katt Williams: Pimp Chronicles Pt. 1," and movie roles, including "Friday After Next" and "Norbit."

He is scheduled to perform on Friday in Oakland, Calif.


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