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According to Radar's source: "The cops had to be called to enforce the court order, which states that Mel has primary custody of Phoenix. There was a stand off for several hours and when it became clear that Gulzar wasn't going to turn Phoenix over, LAPD responded and told Jimmy he had to allow his daughter to leave his apartment."
The shaken teen was then taken by police to their precinct, where she filed a battery claim against her father. The police report allegedly reads: "Victim is suspect's daughter. Susp has visitation rights w/daughter. When daughter attempted to leave susp's house to return to mother's home, susp grabbed vict's arm refusing to let her leave."
Sadly, this isn't the first time Mel and Jimmy have clashed over their daughter. The two married back in 1998 while Scary Spice was already pregnant with Phoenix. Unfortunately the union was short-lived and tumultuous, with the couple divorcing at the end of 1999. Things went from bad to worse when, in 2000, Jimmy was arrested after a dispute with Mel's sister, Danielle, who had come to pick up Phoenix, then 18 months old, from his home in London.
Currently, Phoenix is back with her mother and trying to move on from the disturbing visit with her father. The family is reconnecting together while "down under" in Australia, where Mel is filming that country's version of 'The X Factor.'