Couple having sex in cinema arrested after man assaults staff member

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A couple were arrested for having sex in a cinema while watching the Batman v Superman film.

The pair got carried away during Hollywood blockbuster Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice and were confronted by staff at the showing in Manchester city centre last night.

Seats in a cinema
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While being spoken to, the male punched a member of staff in the face and police were then called.

The man was arrested for outraging public decency and assault and the woman for outraging public decency.

A cinema screen
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Both of them are understood to have been drinking alcohol.

Greater Manchester Police tweeted about the incident.