MUG - Mikaela Spielberg - 3/1/20

Mikaela Spielberg was domestic assault by Metro Police. (Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department)


NASHVILLE (WSMV) - After a night out on the town, Mikaela Spielberg found herself in the back of a police car when returning home with her fiance. 

According to police, the couple was drinking at a bar and returned home where they got into an argument that turned violent.

Reports indicate that Spielberg's fiance, Charles Pankow, made a rude comment and Spielberg overreacted and turned violent. 

Spielberg began throwing objects at the victim eventually striking him in the hand causing an injury.

During questioning, it is reported that Spielberg continued to contradict herself with her statements and was taken into custody by police at the scene. 

Pankow refused to press charges, but officers will be prosecuting on his behalf. 

Mikaela is the daughter of filmmaker Steven Spielberg. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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