A crew member has been stuck in the neck of the set of Anne Hathaway's "The Witches" remake, shot on Warner Bros. Studios stages in Leavesden, Hertfordshire.
Hertfordshire Constabulary said in a statement that the victim was in hospital and his alleged attacker was arrested. The two men are believed to have known each other, according to the statement.
"The police called around 12.35 today to report an event at the Warner Bros studio production facility in Leavesden," police said. "One man sustained head injuries and was taken to hospitals by ambulance. A second man was arrested with suspicions of having injured with the intention of doing serious bodily injury and is currently in the custody of the police. It is believed that the men are known to each other. Inquiries continue at this time to determine the circumstances of what happened. "
Warner Bros. said the incident was a police issue and declined comment. Hathaway has been cast as Grand High Witch in Robert Zemeckis' remake of 1
The Daily Mail, which first reported the story, said the studio was locked after a battle between a rig and a stage hand took place, while about 100 crew members were on the set. One employee told the paper that the workers at Leavesden began to inform each other about what happened when several police vehicles arrived.