Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels' attorney, arrested for domestic violence: Police

Michael Avenatti, the attorney for adult film star Stormy Daniels, has been arrested for domestic violence, police said.

The incident took place Tuesday and Avenatti was arrested today, police said.

Avenatti has issued a statement through his law firm denying the allegation.

“I wish to thank the hard working men and woman of the LAPD for their professionalism they were only doing their jobs in light of the completely bogus allegations against me. I have never been physically abusive in my life nor was I last night. Any accusations to the contrary are fabricated and meant to do harm to my reputation. I look forward to being fully exonerated.”

ABC News’ Sabina Ghebremehdin contributed to this report.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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