LINDSAY Lohan has been booked for third degree misdemeanour assault.
The troubled actress was arrested in New York City in the early hours of Thursday morning (29.11.12) after getting into a fight with an unnamed woman at popular nightspot Club Avenue, and she has finally been released from police custody, but was given a desk appearance ticket, which means she must appear in court in the near future, gossip website TMZ reports.
The incident reportedly took place after words were exchanged between the 'Liz & Dick' actress and a woman in another booth at the club.
The former Disney starlet reportedly said something to the effect of, "give me my space". Some time passed before Lindsay then allegedly hit the girl.
Lindsay's has a lengthy legal history, with a 2007 arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) in California starting a chain of events leading to rehab, jail and further charges including theft of a necklace.
Lindsay finally completed probation in March this year, but has since run into further problems and could faces charges of lying to police after a June car accident near on the Pacific Coast Highway near Los Angeles.
She told officers she was a passenger in the car involved, when she is believed to have been driving.