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Steve O, a.k.a. Stephen Gilchrist Glover

Chris Pizzello/AP

One of the stars of the Jackass franchise was arrested at the Calgary airport Sunday and charged in an onstage melee at one of his comedy performances.

Stephen Gilchrist Glover, who goes by the name Steve-O on the hit stunt show, is accused of assault with a weapon in a fight during a New Year's Eve performance in 2003 at the University of Calgary.

Police say an audience member jumped out of the crowd and took a few swings at the comedian before being restrained by security.

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That's when Glover, who has also been a contestant on Dancing with the Stars, allegedly hit him with an unknown weapon.

Police say the man was taken to hospital with minor injuries and two other people were also charged in the fight.

Glover was in Calgary to perform and the outstanding warrant was noticed by U.S. customs officials on Sunday.

He was released on $10,000 bail.

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