The Weekly Vice) - Daniel Bradley, a 22-year-old California man was jailed Saturday after he allegedly tried to steal a woman's purse while dressed in a Spiderman costume.
According to Merced Police, Bradley approached the woman while wearing a Spiderman costume and demanded that she hand him her purse.
Investigators say Bradley was wearing a jacket over the costume and the woman thought she saw a gun tucked inside his jacket.
The robbery was foiled when the woman ran away screaming for help. Bradley was apprehended a short time later. The jacket and a metal pipe was located behind a bush near the scene.
Both the woman and a witness later identified Bradley as the would-be robber.
During a police interview, Bradley stated that the Spiderman getup was "part of his disguise."
Bradley was booked into the Merced County Jail and charged with attempted robbery.
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November 18, 2012
Posted by Danny Vice at 9:05:00 PM
Daniel Bradley - Jailed After Attempting To Snatch Purse While Dressed In Spiderman Costume