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Motley Crue's Vince Neil on assault charge

Associated Press Associated Press 10/04/2016

Vince Neil performs at Wembley Arena in London last year during Motley Crue's final run of dates. © Joel Ryan/Invision/AP Vince Neil performs at Wembley Arena in London last year during Motley Crue's final run of dates. Police say Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil is accused of grabbing a woman's hair from behind and pulling her to the ground at a Las Vegas Strip resort.

Bystander mobile phone video provided to the celebrity website TMZ.com shows actor Nicolas Cage physically restraining Neil before police arrived.

Las Vegas police officer Michael Rodriguez said on Friday the incident happened on Thursday evening outside the Aria resort.

He confirmed that Cage was at the scene, but wasn't accused of a crime.

Police issued the 55-year-old Neil a misdemeanor battery summons and he has a June 17 court date. He wasn't held in custody.

His lawyer, David Chesnoff, says he's investigating the allegation and the public shouldn't prejudge the situation.

A spokesman for Cage didn't immediately respond to messages.

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