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Actor and Celebrity Rehab graduate Jeremy London is wanted by police for questioning after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. The Palm Springs Police Department reports that London's girlfriend called them on Friday morning, claiming that London, 39, assaulted her outside of her home after an argument over custody of their child.
Though the woman was not identified by police, the fact that they were arguing about child custody means she is most likely his ex-wife, Melissa Cunningham. (London and Cunningham divorced in 2010 after a tumultuous marriage, and have a 4-year-old son named Lyrik together.)
On Saturday, a rep for the former Party of Five actor issued a statement denying the charges.
"No such abuse occurred and these allegations will soon be proven false," says the statement. "Jeremy's legal counsel is cooperating with authorities and a factual account of the incident is on record. We anticipate Jeremy to be cleared of any wrongdoing as he continues to enjoy fatherhood and embrace sobriety."
Though London's representative and attorney both claim that Jeremy is cooperating with authorities, RadarOnline reports that Jeremy had not gone to the police as of Saturday. The website also claims that Jeremy was in Hollywood on Saturday night, partying at a bar with his twin brother Jason and a group of friends.
London, who has admitted to years of drug abuse, last made the news in 2010 when he was kidnapped at gunpoint and forced to smoke meth while being driven through dangerous neighborhoods for hours. His story was so bizarre that even his mother and brother Jason said they didn't believe it, and Jeremy said he didn't blame them (though he did file a restraining order to stop his family from speaking to the media). London was vindicated in March 2011 when the kidnapper pleaded guilty to the charges.
The month after the kidnapping incident, London checked into Dr. Drew Pinsky's Pasadena Recovery Center to participate in the fourth season of VH1's Celebrity Rehab. At the same time, his estranged wife checked into a different part of the facility to seek treatment for a prescription pill addiction. London has said that his son Lyrik has been "the bright light" through his and Melissa's struggles.
"Lyrik deserves good parents," he told People last year. "The nonsense that happened was linked to the insanity that comes with addiction."