October 5, 2022
Home Alone's Devin Ratray arrested after allegedly trying to strangle girlfriend

Home Alone’s Devin Ratray arrested after allegedly trying to strangle girlfriend

Former Home Alone actor Devin Ratray was arrested on Wednesday after authorities in Oklahoma Metropolis issued a warrant concerning an altercation with a woman earlier this month.

Ratray, 44, is charged with one rely of home assault and battery by strangulation and one other rely of home assault and battery, in accordance to on-line courtroom information.

The state of Oklahoma issued the warrant on Tuesday, information present. His bond was set at $25,000.

Authorities informed Fox News that the actor “turned himself in and was processed through and bonded out” on Wednesday.

The Oklahoma Metropolis Police Division and the Oklahoma County District Lawyer’s Workplace didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.

The arrest comes per week after Oklahoma Metropolis police informed PEOPLE on Dec. 15 that they thought-about the matter to be closed and didn’t count on any arrests within the case.

Ratray rose to prominence within the early Nineteen Nineties when he performed Buzz McCallister, the older brother to Macaulay Culkin’s character, within the first two Home Alone motion pictures. In accordance to a closely redacted police report obtained by Page Six, the lady alleged that Ratray punched her within the face, lined her mouth together with his hand and tried to strangle her.

A spokesperson for the Oklahoma Metropolis Police Division beforehand confirmed the incident to PEOPLE however didn’t verify the id of the lady, citing privateness issues.

In paperwork obtained by KFOR, the lady was reportedly recognized as Ratray’s girlfriend. She informed police that the pair obtained into an argument at a bar, and he or she left him to return to their lodge room, in accordance to the information station.

The girl mentioned Ratray adopted her again to the lodge, the place the bodily altercation allegedly occurred, KFOR reviews.

“[The] victim had trouble breathing while she was being strangled and while the defendant’s hand was over her mouth,” a possible trigger affidavit states, in accordance to the information station.

A consultant for Ratray didn’t return PEOPLE’s messages for remark, however beforehand informed TMZ that the 2 obtained right into a verbal argument, denying that issues obtained bodily. The consultant declined to inform the outlet what the argument was about.

Ratray recently told PEOPLE {that a} Home Alone reunion was within the works with some members of the unique solid. He additionally reprised his position as Buzz within the film Home Candy Home Alone on Disney+.

“This film has become legacy and has affected families now for more than one generation,” Ratray informed PEOPLE on the time. “Parents are showing children, children are showing grandchildren something that I was a part of. I’ve come to realize that this movie, it’s bigger than me.”