Sports Illustrated Model Jessica White Arrested

Jessica White


updated 10/25/2010 AT 7:35 PM ET

originally published 10/26/2010 AT 9:25 AM ET

Jessica White, who has appeared in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition, was arrested early Saturday morning outside Avenue Lounge in New York, a NYPD officer confirms to PEOPLE.

The model, 26, was charged with assault for striking another woman in the face and pulling her hair.

According to a complaint filed to the DA’s office, White allegedly hit the woman numerous causing “lacerations, swelling and substantial pain.”


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