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.”