Edward Furlong’s wallet returned after it was stolen around L.A.’s Skid Row

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Furlong on Tuesday. (J Perez/X17online.com)

It must help to have the Terminator on your side. Former ‘90s heartthrob Edward Furlong got his wallet back after it was stolen last Thursday morning while he was walking through Los Angeles’ drug-infested Skid Row area. The “Terminator 2” actor flagged down police after he was robbed and told them he had simply stopped to ask for directions when the person then turned on him and took his wallet.

TMZ caught up with Furlong, 35, on Tuesday and the actor – who was wearing the same exact T-shirt, despite it being five days later – didn’t seem eager to talk about the crime and what he was doing in such a seedy part of town early in the morning, but he did happily reveal that his wallet was returned to him.

It’s been a rough year for Furlong, who was deemed a deadbeat dad by his ex-wife Rachael Kneeland in October when she accused him of owing her more than $15,000 in back child support for their nearly 6-year-old son, Ethan Page. Furlong, who hasn’t worked much over the years, had previously told a judge he was too broke to provide for the boy.

In June of this year, the actor was videotaped stumbling to his awaiting car after leaving the trendy Chateau Marmont. Since 2001, Furlong, who has admitted to abusing heroin, cocaine, and alcohol, has been arrested three times for alcohol-related charges.

Coincidentally, another “Terminator” star, Nick Stahl, who appeared in 2003’s “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines,” was reported missing in May after he was last spotted on Skid Row. The married father eventually turned up – and went right into rehab.

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