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‘Pippi Longstocking’ Star, Tami Erin Arrested For Assault

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WALNUT CREEK (CBS SF/TMZ) – Tami Erin, the actress who played the title role in the 1988 movie “The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking” was arrested for assault on Thursday for allegedly roughing up her roommate, TMZ reports.

According to the Walnut Creek Police Department, Erin was placed under citizen’s arrest by a neighbor who heard Erin and her male roommate arguing. Police say at some point, the roommate called out for help and that’s when the neighbor came rushing to the scene and placed Erin under arrest until police arrived.

Walnut Creek Police eventually booked Erin for assault and she was released Friday morning. They say the victim had no visible injuries and the case has been passed on to the Distrcit Attorney for review.

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