Comedian-actor Katt Williams arrested in California

Katt Williams arrives at the Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav on July 22, 2007, in Burbank, Calif. Getty

Comedian Katt Williams was arrested in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday night after a man told police that the entertainer hit him over the head with a bottle.

Authorities say the 41-year-old Williams was briefly taken into custody on suspicion of assault after the apparent victim said he was attacked aboard a tour bus that was parked outside a downtown hotel.

Williams was released after investigators questioned him and several witnesses. Calls to representatives for Williams were not immediately returned.

Police said the man was treated at a hospital for a cut to his head. His name has not been released.

Williams is known for his HBO special, "Katt Williams: Pimp Chronicles Pt. 1," and movie roles, including "Friday After Next" and "Norbit."

He is scheduled to perform in Oakland on Friday.

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