Man arrested for recording film in Walsall cinema

A man has been arrested on suspicion of recording a film in a cinema on his mobile phone.

The Showcase Cinema in Walsall was affected by the power cut
The Showcase Cinema in Walsall

The 23-year-old was detained at the Showcase in Walsall on Monday night after being caught by staff.

He was believed to be making a recording of Christian Bale’s latest film American Hustle on his phone.

West Midlands Police spokeswoman Catherine Hickman said: “Police attended Showcase Cinema in Bentley at around 11pm on Monday after the man had been detained by staff, after it was claimed he had been recording a screening of American Hustle on his mobile device.

“He was arrested on suspicion of making for sale or hire an article infringing copyright.”