Brad Pitt attacked at Hollywood premiere of ‘Maleficent’

Posted at 7:07 AM, May 29, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-29 07:07:31-04

(CNN) — Actor Brad Pitt was struck in the face by a man at a Hollywood premiere Wednesday, Los Angeles police said.

Pitt was at the premiere of the movie “Maleficent,” starring his partner Angelina Jolie, when a man hopped a barrier and attacked the actor.

Officers arrested the suspect, who could be charged with misdemeanor battery, police said.

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