Police say actor Nicholas Brendon, who is best known for playing Xander Harris on the television series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," was arrested in Saratoga Springs after a fight with his girlfriend.

Police were called to a hotel where the couple were staying after reports that Brendon was choking his girlfriend. The girlfriend told police the only reason she was at the hotel was to return things to Brendon that belonged to him, then it was her plan that she immediately leave.

Allegedly Brendon objected, then took her keys and cellphone and started choking her. Police arrived, located Brendon nearby, then arrested him. He was released after posting $20,000 bond.

Nicholas Brendon Mugshot
Saratoga Springs Sheriffs Department

Brendon is best known for playing Xander on Buffy the Vampire Slayer from 1996 to 2003.