Jul 14th 2009 By Jeremy Taylor
About a month and a half ago, New York City closed a section of Times Square to traffic -- partly to create a more kid-friendly environment. Little did they know that this new outdoor space would provide the backdrop for a disturbingly violent encounter between
New York City's finest and DC comics' World's Finest
and Frank Frisoli
are street entertainers who perform as Superman and Batman, respectively. They were doing an interpretive dance to the theme from the Superman movies last week, when cops confronted the two about not having a permit to play amplified music.
During the discussion that followed, police allege (and Frisoli and other on-lookers confirm) Katsnelson hit a lady cop in the face. The authorities chased Superman through a crowd of people, before taking him down and hauling him off to prison in full costume.
Katsnelson spent a night in the slammer and underwent psychiatric evaluation at Bellevue (Frisoli may have narrowly escaped a visit to Arkham Asylum
). Asylum's request for Katsnelson to provide his side of the story went unanswered.
After the jump, the police subdue the Last Son of Krypton in NSFW fashion
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