zachery ty bryan
This Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, booking photo released by the Eugene Police Department shows suspect Zachery Ty Bryan, 39. Zachery Ty Bryan, the actor who played the oldest son on the long-running 1990s sit-com "Home Improvement," has been arrested in Oregon. The Eugene Police Department says officers were dispatched to a North Eugene apartment Friday night on a report of a physical dispute. Police say they found 39-year-old Bryan sitting outside and his 27-year-old girlfriend at a neighboring apartment. Police say Bryan reportedly assaulted the victim, impeded her breathing, and took her phone away when she tried to call 911. Bryan was booked into Lane County jail after 1 a.m. Saturday and faces charges of strangulation and assault. Image Credit: Eugene Police Department via AP

Zachery Ty Bryan, the actor who played the oldest son on the long-running 1990s sit-com ‘Home Improvement’ was arrested in Oregon and faces charges of strangulation and assault.

The Eugene Police Department said officers were dispatched to a North Eugene apartment Friday night on a report of a physical dispute. They found Bryan, 39, sitting outside and his girlfriend, 27, at a neighbouring apartment. Bryan reportedly assaulted the victim, impeded her breathing, and took her phone away when she tried to call 911, police said. The victim declined medical assistance.

Bryan was booked into Lane County jail after 1am Saturday. A message left with a possible agent for Bryan was not immediately returned. It wasn’t immediately known if he had a lawyer who could speak on his behalf.