Amanda Bynes was detained by police over the weekend and taken into custody for a mental health evaluation.According to , who was first to report the news, Los Angeles Police Department officers handcuffed Bynes Saturday morning after receiving a call from a woman who was in distress.
That woman was determined to be Bynes. Per the outlet, the 37-year-old actress was taken to a police station where a medical unit was standing by to perform an evaluation and determine if she needed further treatment.In photos shared by , a handcuffed Bynes can be seen being led into the back of an LAPD cruiser, one of three that was sent to Bynes' location.
Eyewitnesses tell the outlet that the star was «calm» during the interaction with police but looked «defeated» as they dealt with her.
It's unclear if Bynes was ultimately taken to a hospital after being detained or if she was released by police. ET has reached out to the LAPD as well as Bynes' rep for more information.Following the incident, a source tells ET that while Bynes is doing her best to take care of herself, she is «inconsistent» when it comes to taking her medication.«Amanda was doing better recently and trying her best to take care of herself.