Dustin Diamond, actor who played “Screech” on “Saved by the Bell,” arrested

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OZAUKEE COUNTY, Wisc. — Dustin Diamond, the actor known as Screech on the hit show “Saved by the Bell”, was arrested early Friday morning in Wisconsin.

According to the police report, police responded to the Grand Ave. Saloon on reports of a stabbing at approximately 11:15 p.m. Christmas night.

Police were told a man, who FOX 6 identified as Diamond, had stabbed another man and then left the bar in a white SUV with his 27-year-old girlfriend.

Investigators say they located the suspect vehicle and found the knife. Diamond was taken into custody for possession of a switch blade, first degree recklessly endangering safety and carrying a concealed weapon.

The actor is scheduled to appear in an Ozaukee County courtroom Friday afternoon.

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