WEST HOLLYWOOD -- Nicky Hilton, the sister of Paris Hilton, made a citizen's arrest after she says she was pushed to the ground outside a restaurant early Monday morning.
The suspect was cited for misdemeanor battery and released, according to a sheriff's department spokesman.
The incident occurred just before 5:00a.m. near an International House of Pancakes restaurant. Officials say a sheriff's deputy inside the restaurant heard a commotion and went outside to see what was going on.
Nicky Hilton was reportedly pushed from behind. She was not injured in the incident, but told the deputy she wanted to make a citizen's arrest of the man who she claims shoved her.
The suspect, 50-year-old Michael Broadhurst of Los Angeles, was cited for misdemeanor
battery and was released.
Nicky Hilton Makes Citizen's Arrest
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