OAKLAND (KDKA)- Police arrested a man dressed as Spiderman early Friday morning in Oakland.
Jonathan Hewson, 21, was taken into custody around 1:00 Friday morning, near the corner of Atwood Street and Sennot St. in Oakland.READ MORE: Search For Suspects Continues After Student Killed In Shooting Outside Oliver Citywide Academy
Police say Hewson ran into the Atwood Xpress convenience store along Atwood Street early Friday morning. They say he demanded the clerk to tell him how much money was in the register.
The clerk pulled out a stun gun, and attempted to fire it off, and Hewson ran out of the store.READ MORE: Former GNC World Headquarters Could Soon Be Apartments
Hewson’s roommate says this is all just a big misunderstanding.
“He’s not doing anything malicious. I don’t think he’s every considered robbing a store, ever,” Chris Esposito says.
“He’s a Spiderman enthusiast. He’s just a college kid and college kids tend to do strange things,” he said.
He was arrested and faces robbery charges.
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