Saving Private Ryan actor Tom Sizemore arrested on suspicion of domestic violence


Actor Tom Sizemore has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, Los Angeles police said.

Officer Jane Kim said the actor was arrested on Tuesday morning and is being held on 50,000 US dollars (£38,000) bail.

Tom Sizemore has been arrested on domestic violence charges (Andreas Branch/AP/PA)

Ms Kim said she cannot reveal any details about the alleged victim or the severity of any injuries.

The 54-year-old actor has battled serious substance abuse problems over the years but has recently been working on the upcoming television series Shooter.

An email message sent to his manager was not immediately returned.

Tom with director Steven Spielberg at the UK premiere of Saving Private Ryan in 1998 (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Tom starred in films such as Saving Private Ryan and Black Hawk Down.

In 2003, he was convicted of assault and battery on his ex-girlfriend Heidi Fleiss.

His arrest was first reported by celebrity website TMZ.