1 arrested in scuffle at Comic-Con in San Diego

SAN DIEGO - Authorities say a man was arrested at Comic-Con in San Diego for injuring another man with a pen amid a crowd of thousands awaiting a film preview.

Police Officer David Stafford says the two men got into an argument over sitting too close to each other. He says one man was struck with a pen and hospitalized with a minor cut around his eyelid, the other was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

Convention-goers were awaiting previews and panel discussions for the films "Paul" and "Cowboys and Aliens."

The disturbance delayed the presentations for about 45 minutes. The men's names and ages have not been released.

Stafford says such incidents have been very rare at Comic-Con, San Diego's annual sci-fi and comic book convention.

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