Rivera, 30, was charged with misdemeanor domestic battery early Sunday following the incident in her husband's hometown of Chesapeake.
Dorsey gave police a cell phone video of the assault, leading to Rivera's arrest, according to the complaint. There, they met Dorsey, who claimed Rivera struck him in the head and bottom lip as they were walking with their child down the street.
A video taken by WSAZ after Rivera's arrest shows the actor, handcuffed and being brought into custody late Saturday night dressed in a dark hoodie and trousers while briefly speaking to a judge.
Rivera's reps haven't yet commented and so far, the star hasn't written anything about the incident on social media. Court records indicate domestic battery carries a maximum of a year in prison and a fine of up to $500. She is reportedly allowed to leave the state as the case is being investigated.
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She married fellow actor Dorsey in 2014 and they had their son, Josey, now 2, in 2015. But just a year after announcing their engagement, the I Decided. rapper called off their wedding, and Rivera rekindled her relationship with Dorsey.
The couple first started dating back in 2010, before the actress called time on their romance. She was released on bond. "Our priority is and always will be our handsome son that we share together", they said.
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