Batman actor Christian Bale, 34, was arrested after his mother and sister reported him to police for alleged assaulting them. His mother Jenny, 61, and sister Sharon, 40, are said to have gone to a police station in Hampshire to make the claim, which was later referred to the Metropolitan police.
Bale, in London to attend the European premiere on Monday night of superhero blockbuster, The Dark Knight, was apprehended at the up market Dorchester Hotel.
The Welsh actor had been staying there when he alleged incident took place.
A Met Police spokesman said: “A 34-year-old man attended a London police station on Tuesday by appointment and was arrested in connection with an allegation of assault. He currently remains in custody.”
He is alleged out at his mother and sister on Sunday at the Dorchester, Britain press reports said.
Police allowed Bale to attend Monday night’s premiere, where there was no sign of the family drama.
The movie has become a monster hit in the United States, Singapore and other countries