Father Of Hayden Panettiere Arrested For Hitting His Wife

August 11, 2008

The father of Hayden Panettiere, Alan Panettiere was arrested on Monday, and is being accused of spousal abuse..Hollywood (ChattahBox) – The father of Hayden Panettiere, Alan Panettiere was arrested on Monday, and is being accused of spousal abuse.

The entire family was out on Sunday night at a party at a restaurant owned by Eva Longoria, known as Beso.

Once they left the party though things took a very bad turn for the family.

According to reports, the police were called to the West Hollywood home of Panettiere at around 3 a.m. on Monday morning.

This came as the two began to argue, as Alan accused his wife Lesley of hanging around with someone else.

From there, he reportedly hit her, leaving a visible mark on her cheek.

He was arrested and will face a felony county of domestic violence.

As for his wife, she refused to go to the hospital for her injuries.

Hayden Panettiere is best known for playing the role of the indestructible cheerleader on television’s Heroes.


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