Jean-Claude Van Damme's son arrested for allegedly holding roommate at knifepoint

Ruben Ruiz
September 13, 2017

TMZ reports that Jean-Claude Van Damme's son Nicholas Van Varenberg was arrested after cops responded to a call that'd claimed he'd punched an elevator in his Tempe, Ariz. apartment building. While siblings Bianca Bree, Sterling Rice and Kristopher Van Damme have led more public lives, Varenberg has tended to shy away from the spotlight.

When they arrived, they found a trail of blood leading to his apartment and noticed he'd injured his hand after speaking to him and his roommate.

Image: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Authorities left the residence, only to return 20 minutes later when the roommate fled downstairs and said he had escaped from Nicholas, who allegedly held him at knifepoint inside the apartment. He told officers Nicholas was angry that he had opened the door for them.

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Cops immediately searched the apartment, and say they found the knife and marijuana.

He faces aggravated assault with deadly weapons, unlawful imprisonment, assault - cause fear of injury, disorderly conduct, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia charges. Varenberg's bail was set at $10,000, though it is unclear how much he posted for his release.

Van Varenberg is the youngest son of Van Damme, known for his martial arts action films of the 1980s and 1990s.

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