04/26/2012 04:09 pm ET

Lane Garrison Charged With Domestic Violence (VIDEO)

Lane Garrison has been charged with misdemeanor domestic violence.

The L.A. County District Attorney filed the charges, based on surveillance video which appears to show Lane slapping former girlfriend Ashley Mattingly in the face last Saturday at her Beverly Hills apartment.

Lane's lawyer tells TMZ he was merely reaching for his phone and it was not a slap, but apparently the D.A. begs to differ.

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