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Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the 1990s TV show “Saved by the Bell,” has been charged with stabbing a man at a Wisconsin bar. (Ozaukee County Sheriff)

Dustin Diamond is expected to appear in a Wisconsin court on Monday following a fight on Christmas Day. The “Saved by the Bell” actor was involved in a stabbing incident at a bar in Port Washington, Wisconsin.

Diamond was charged with three misdemeanors: second-degree recklessly endangering safety, disorderly conduct and carrying a concealed weapon.

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The incident is alleged to have occurred after Diamond got into an altercation with someone over taking his picture.


Dustin Diamond (L) waits with Amanda Schutz for his status hearing at Ozaukee County Courthouse on December 29, 2014 in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Diamond, best known for his role as Screech on ‘Saved by the Bell,’ was arrested for possession of a switchblade and charged with reckless endangerment, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct on December 26, 2014 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

“A criminal complaint says Diamond and his fiancee got into a tussle with two men and a woman at the Grand Avenue Saloon in Port Washington on Christmas Day,” the AP reported.

The AP also added that “Diamond later told police he accidentally stabbed the man while trying to defend his fiancee, according to the complaint.”

Diamond lives in the small community 30 miles north of Milwaukee.

The actor last appeared on the famous show “Saved by the Bell.” Screech has also been involved in a variety of celebrity-based reality television shows in the U.S. and in 2006, Diamond bared all in the naughty film “Screeched.” Alternate title: “Screech: Saved By the Smell.”

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