LOS ANGELES - Mike Smith, better known as Bubbles from the "Trailer Park Boys," denies committing a misdemeanour offence for which he has been charged with in the U.S.

Los Angeles police records show that the Nova Scotia native was arrested early Friday morning, and has been released on $20,000 bail.

Police haven't released details of the charge against Smith, but he has issued a news release in which he denies assaulting a woman.

In the statement Smith says he never assaulted her and he isn't guilty of the misdemeanour charge.

Smith is best-known for his role in the cult comedy "Trailer Park Boys," about three men who live in a trailer park.

The tenth season of the show recently debuted on Netflix.

Smith will return to a L.A. court on April 29 to face the charge