Junior Bishop, dressed as Spider-Man in Times Square, arrested after altercation with police

Spider-Man has finally got caught up in his own web. A 25-year-old Brooklyn man, Junior Bishop, was arrested in Times Square Saturday.

Police say that when the man dressed as

Police say that when the man dressed as Spider-Man failed to show identification, they attempted to arrested him. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

BROOKLYN - Spider-Man has finally got caught up in his own web.

A 25-year-old Brooklyn man, Junior Bishop, was arrested in Times Square Saturday. 

Police say Bishop, dressed as Spider-Man, was demanding tips from a woman who posed for a picture with him. Police stepped in and told Bishop that while he may accept tips, he cannot demand them. He then allegedly began to yell and swear.

Police say that when Bishop failed to show identification, they attempted to arrested him. They say he broke free and punched an officer in the face. 

Bishop is now facing several charges. 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Barre originates from ballet, and similarly aims to 1 Ready, Set, Fit: Barre
Three people are accused of breaking into the 2 3 accused of breaking into Brooklyn laundromat
Tensions are high for some public school parents 3 Bushwick parents calling out DOE for charter school plans
The MTA announced the 3 station in East 4 MTA: 3 train station to reopen in March
An 8-year-old who has shown his appreciation for 5 8-year-old spreads police appreciation message

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE