Glasgow & West Scotland

Women held after man allegedly attacked at 50 Shades screening

Grosvenor Cinema poster
Image caption Police are investigating an allegation of assault at the Grosvenor Cinema during a showing of Fifty Shades of Grey

Three women were arrested at a Glasgow cinema at the weekend following an alleged attack on a man at a showing of the film Fifty Shades of Grey.

Officers were called to the Grosvenor Cinema in Ashton Lane at about 20:00 on Saturday.

Police said the three women, aged 51, 38, and 31, were arrested for alleged disorder offences and alleged assault.

They will be the subject of a report to the procurator fiscal. No one was seriously injured in the incident.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: "At around 8pm on Saturday 14 February, police responded to reports of a disturbance at the Grosvenor Cinema on Ashton Lane."

'Isolated incident'

She added: "Three women, aged 51, 38, and 31, have been arrested for alleged disorder offences and alleged assault. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal."

A spokeswoman for G1 Group, which owns the cinema said: "I can confirm that an incident occurred on Saturday 14th February following an early evening showing of 50 Shades Of Grey.

"This was an isolated incident that was dealt with rapidly by cinema staff and stewards, as a result of which, Police Scotland attended and made an arrest.

"Despite press reports, nobody was glassed and a wine bottle was not used as a weapon - those involved did not require hospital attention."

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites