'127 Hours' Adventurer Aron Ralston arrested in Denver on domestic violence charge

DENVER - Aron Lee Ralston, who cut off his forearm to free himself after becoming trapped by a dislodged boulder in a Utah canyon, has been arrested in Denver on a domestic violence charge.

The 38-year-old was booked into the Downtown Detention Center early Sunday on charges of assault and wrongs to minors. Police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez told The Associated Press she can't release any details until she speaks with a domestic violence detective.

Ralston was canyoneering in Southeastern Utah in 2003 when he became trapped by a boulder and was forced to cut off his own right forearm to free himself. He went on to detail his struggles in the book "Between a Rock and a Hard Place" and his story was later adapted into the 2010 movie "127 Hours."

Booking records don't indicate if Ralston has an attorney. He's scheduled to appear in court on Monday.

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