Amanda Bynes Detained for Mental Evaluation

After being involved in a disturbance last night in Thousand Oaks, Calif., Amanda Bynes is being detained for a mental health evaluation, a Ventura County Sheriff’s Office spokesman has confirmed to ABC News.

The 5150 involuntary hold allows a qualified officer to confine a person for 72 hours who is deemed to have a mental illness that makes them a danger to themselves or others.

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