Spider-Man impersonator arrested
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Spider-Man impersonator arrested
LAPD officers arrest a man in a Spider-Man outfit after he allegedly assaulted a man on the 6800 block of Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood on Wednesday. The victim refused to press charges, but the Spider-Man character was still booked on outstanding misdemeanor charges. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Spider-Man impersonator arrested
It was not immediately clear what led to the altercation, which was reported about 12:30 p.m. in the 6800 block of Hollywood Boulevard. But it’s the latest in a string of incidents involving movie characters and celebrity lookalikes who vie for space -- and attention -- along the tourist-filled corridor that includes Grauman’s Chinese Theater. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Spider-Man impersonator arrested
The impersonator, identified as Christopher Loomis, 39, was being held on outstanding misdemeanor warrants in lieu of $5,500 bail, police said. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Spider-Man impersonator arrested
The victim, who said he was hit in the face and arms, refused to press charges against the costumed impersonator. But LAPD Lt. Beverly Lewis said that when they discovered the warrants, he was booked. She said it appeared the suspect and victim knew each other. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Spider-Man impersonator arrested
“Typical Hollywood; it’s always something different,” said the LAPD’s Lewis. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
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