Actor John Stamos has logged into Twitter to express his gratitude for hospital staff who took care of him following his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence.

John Stamos arriving at the Fox Upfront PresentationJohn Stamos has tweeted following his DUI arrest

The 51-year-old 'Full House' star was stopped by police in Beverly Hills at around 7:45pm on Friday evening after they received numerous calls reporting a possible drunk driver in the area.

According to E! News, officers stopped Stamos, who was alone in his vehicle, at Beverly Drive and South Santa Monica. He was then taken to a nearby hospital for a possible medical condition where he was later placed under arrest for DUI after a "subsequent investigation determined he was under the influence".

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Stamos has now tweeted to thank staff at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre who looked after him following the incident. He also took the opportunity to reassure fans he had safely returned home.

Speaking about Stamos's hospital visit, Beverly Hills Police Sgt. Max Subin told the NY Daily News that the authorities felt the actor "needed to be seen by professionals." Subin also confirmed that Stamos was not hurt and did not injure anyone else while driving.

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Stamos is due in court on September 11 for the misdemeanor citation. He will be announcing the nominations for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards with Uzo Aduba on July 16 at West Hollywood's Pacific Design Center. He will also produce Netflix’s 'Full House' reboot, 'Fuller House', for which he will reprise his role as Uncle Jesse.