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Van Damme's son arrested, allegedly held roomie at knifepoint

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Hollywood action star Jean- Claude Van Damme's youngest son Nicholas Van Varenberg was arrested for allegedly holding his roommate at knifepoint.

According to TMZ, the enforcement sources received a call to investigate as Varenberg, 21, had punched an elevator.


Cops say they found a trail of blood leading to his apartment, and after speaking to him and a roommate, they discovered he had injured his hand.

Twenty minutes post the officers left, the roommate ran downstairs after them, claiming he had escaped the house, where Varenberg had held him at knifepoint.

The roomie told officers that Varenberg was angry at letting the police into their apartment.

Cops searched the property and found a knife and marijuana.

Varenberg was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unlawful imprisonment, marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 15:22 IST
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