Alec Baldwin takes violation plea deal in Greenwich Village parking spot scuffle case, gets anger management

Alec Baldwin took a harassment violation plea deal Wednesday and will do a one-day anger management program to settle his parking spot scuffle case.

The hot-tempered celebrity actor and President Trump impersonator appeared in Manhattan Criminal Court briefly where prosecutor Ryan Lipes said he deserved the chance to plead to a lesser charge.

“We have had an opportunity to review video surveillance in this case, speak with the witnesses, review the medical records and speak with the [victim],” Lipes said.

“Given that Mr. Baldwin does not have a criminal record we are prepared to offer a harassment violation in the second degree with the the condition that he completes the short anger management program.”

Baldwin, 60, was arrested on Nov. 2 for assault and harassment against Wojciech Cieszkowsi, 49.

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The star allegedly grew enraged when his road rival slipped into a parking spot that Baldwin was going to take in front of the Greenwich Village home he shares with his wife Hilaria and their four children.

Baldwin was accused of following his foe to the parking meter where an altercation transpired.

The alleged victim reported that Baldwin punched him over the street slight around 1:30 p.m. on E. 10th St. near Fifth Ave. — the site of past public tantrums and outbursts by the veteran actor and “Saturday Night Live” regular.

Baldwin appeared before Judge Herbert Moses in black thick-rimmed glasses, a dark purple scarf and a black blazer.

Moses asked the A-lister if he was “pleading guilty because you are in fact guilty.”

“Yes,” he said.

He declined to speak when offered the chance before his sentence was handed down.

“No, sir,” he told Moses.

As he waited for his case to be called in the second-floor courtroom, he fiddled with his phone.

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Baldwin’s lawyer Alan Abramson noted that the case would be sealed in due time.

“I’ve explained to my client that this is a violation, not a crime, and that the matter will be sealed by operation of law, and all photographs and fingerprints taken in this case will be destroyed,” Abramson said during the proceeding.

Abramson declined to comment after the proceeding.

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