Mini-Bikers Clash with Actor Ian Ziering on Hollywood Boulevard

Hollywood Boulevard brawl leads to arrests and public outcry

by Zain ul Abedin
Mini-Bikers Clash with Actor Ian Ziering on Hollywood Boulevard
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Two individuals have been arrested following a New Year’s Eve brawl on Hollywood Boulevard involving actor Ian Ziering, known for his role in “Beverly Hills 90210,” authorities announced Tuesday. The altercation occurred around 3 p.m.

near Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue. The dispute reportedly began over potential damage to Ziering’s vehicle caused by a member of a minibike gang. Much of the incident was captured on cellphone cameras, with TMZ first releasing the footage.

The video shows Ziering confronting and shoving a minibike gang member who was blocking his vehicle. The situation escalated when three to four additional bikers joined the fray, with one throwing a punch that appeared to strike the actor.

“One of the minibike riders is captured swinging an object at the victim, nearly striking him,” stated the Los Angeles Police Department in a news release. “After the assault, the minibike riders vandalized the motorist’s vehicle while his 10-year-old child remained in the front seat”.

In another video, Ziering is seen consoling his daughter in the street as the group eventually retreats. Neither Ziering nor his daughter were injured during the incident, police confirmed.

Ziering Demands Action

On January 1, Ziering addressed the incident on social media.

“While stuck in traffic, my car was approached aggressively by one of these riders leading to an unsettling confrontation,” he posted on Instagram. Ziering described the incident as “hooliganism” and called for “effective law enforcement” to address the broader issue.

“We must address the underlying issues that lead to such disruptive behavior and ensure that our streets are safe for everyone. I urge city officials and law enforcement to take decisive action against such lawlessness and provide the necessary resources to prevent future occurrences,” he stated.

During their investigation, detectives from the LAPD’s Hollywood Division utilized video footage and additional witness information to identify two suspects: 20-year-old Jacob Esteban Hernandez of Rosemead and 40-year-old Angie Teresa Guizar of Los Angeles.

Both individuals were arrested on May 21 around 6 a.m. after LAPD’s Metro Division officers served warrants at separate residences. Hernandez was booked for felony vandalism, with bail set at $50,000, while Guizar was booked on assault with a deadly weapon, with bail set at $30,000.