According to a police report seen by TMZ, Bryan’s girlfriend said they were arguing when he wrapped his hands around her neck and hugged her.
The girlfriend reportedly said that when she tried to call the police Bryan, who played Brad Taylor on the sitcom, tried to take her phone from her.
She then fled across the street to hide from him, it was reported.
Police found Bryan sitting outside his house and the girlfriend at the neighbor’s.
Bryan has been charged with strangulation, felony and the misdemeanor of fourth degree assault and interference with writing a report.
He posed for a photo at Lane County Jail.
Bryan is still in custody, according to TMZ.
He starred in all eight seasons of Home Improvement from 1991 to 1999.
The actor played Brad Taylor, the eldest son of Tim Taylor, played by Tim Allen.
In 1999, he won the Young Artist Award for Young Lead Actor.
His most recent roles include the horror films Dark Tourist and Prowl.
Bryan is a father of four with his wife Carly Matros, whom he separated a few weeks ago.