'Family Ties' actor arrested after assault

Cast members of NBC's "Family Ties," from left: Scott Valentine, Meredith Baxter Birney, Michael Gross, Brian Bonsall, Michael J. Fox, Justine Bateman and Courteney Cox, celebrate their seventh and final season, in this May 1, 1989 file photo, during a wrap party at the Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum in Los Angeles. Bonsall, who played Andy Keaton in "Family Ties," was arrested Friday, March 30, 2007 on charges of assaulting his girlfriend, police said. (AP Photo/W. Alan Greth) (AP Photo/W. Alan Greth)

December 8, 2009 7:11:55 AM PST
Police say a former cast member of the 1980s television show "Family Ties" has been arrested for investigation of assault in Colorado.