HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL star ZAC EFRON was left shaken during a night out in
with girlfriend VANESSA HUDGENS – after he was attacked by a middle-aged
The 20-year-old hunk was making his way through a throng of screaming fans
he left the Apollo Theatre with Hudgens on Wednesday (08Oct08) after
out Hollywood star Josh Hartnett’s performance in a stage adaptation of Rain
But he was stunned when a man – presumed to be in his late 40s – pushed
through Efron’s security team and tried to grab the star’s hair.
The assailant reportedly screamed and pointed as Efron and Hudgens were
hurried away, before security personnel eventually restrained him and moved
away from the area, according to Britain’s Daily Mail online.
A source tells the website, “‘Some guy was just stood near the door where
and Vanessa emerged. He just reached over and grabbed the side of Zac’s
There was no provocation. It all turned into a bit of a mess.
“He was shouting all kinds of things at Zac. Their security team
dealt with it. They had to bundle Zac into a car, but at one point it looked
though the man was going to be pushed into it with him.”