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July 28, 2014


A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square.

Lawyer for Times Square Spider-Man who punched cop asks for 'low cash bail'

Times Square Alliance Calls For ‘Rigorous Licensing’ Of Characters

(Thanks to Jay Brandes, Jeff Meyerson and Focalpoint)


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How drunk, high or stupid (or combination of the three) do you have to be to punch a cop in Times Square?


Forget it, Jake. It's... Times Square.

Where I come from, being a "character" generally means people stand upwind.

With a tatty, ill-fitting costume comes great responsibility.

hey, its NYC where the cops choke you to death if you submit to authority, fighting back is required if you want them to respect you.

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