Former "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" star Nicholas Brendon was arrested in Venice, California on Tuesday night after allegedly becoming embroiled in a drunken scuffle with police.

Cops were called to the area to investigate reports of a drunken man causing a commotion, and when officers arrived at the scene, Brendon allegedly refused to co-operate and ran away.

He was detained following a chase and reportedly Tasered by officers as he attempted to escape, according to

The actor was hospitalized and later booked for felony vandalism after allegedly damaging property during the incident.