Sheen in the clear after gun search

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The Independent US

Police have searched the home of the actor Charlie Sheen to see if he possessed guns in violation of a court order against him, but they found only bullets and an antique rifle, a lawyer for the actor said.

Norma Eisenman, a Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman, said no arrests were made and that Mr Sheen had been "very co-operative". The search was linked to a temporary restraining order filed against the actor last week by his ex-wife. It took place on Thursday, the day he filed a $100m (£62m) lawsuit against his former employers on the hit CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men claiming he was wrongfully fired this week.

Mr Sheen had been the highest-paid actor on American TV in his leading role on the programme, playing a hard-drinking, skirt-chasing bachelor whose life was loosely based on his own. But over the past year, he has run into legal troubles and been in and out of rehab for drug and alcohol abuse.

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