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David Hasselhoff was arrested over the weekend on suspicion on driving while intoxicated, police said Monday.

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The former “Baywatch” star was arrested late Saturday night on Ventura Boulevard in the Encino section of the San Fernando Valley, said Officer Sara Faden, a police spokeswoman. He was released the next morning.

No further details were immediately available.

In 2002, Hasselhoff checked himself into the Betty Ford Center for treatment of alcoholism.

The 51-year-old actor is best known for portraying lifeguard Mitch Buchannon in the long-running “Baywatch” TV series. He also starred in the 1980s television show “Knight Rider.”

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