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July 23, 2014

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Video: Batman impersonator body slammed during fight on the Strip

A man dressed like Batman was body slammed onto a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk after scuffling with a bystander.

Las Vegas police spokesman Bill Cassell said the fight occurred just after 1 p.m. Saturday.

A video of the scuffle posted on YouTube shows the wannabe Caped Crusader and a bystander exchanging words.

Batman throws the first blow and aims a series of body slaps at his rival.

The other man eventually picks up the Batman impersonator and dumps him on the sidewalk.

The man punches the Batman lookalike several times.

Cassell says it was unclear what started the short fight. Neither man involved filed a police report.

Men and women dressed like movie characters are a regular fixture on the Strip.

But Cassell says fights involving costumed characters are rare.

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  1. Wasn't that Patrick R. Gibbons in the suit?

  2. Vegas, where the action is non stop, even for super heros.

  3. Someone needs to remind Batman that he is the "Dark Knight" and that the Strip is to dangerous for him during the day.

  4. If it was Patty R. Gibbons, you can bet that he'll soon be prancing around as an expert on crime with his "extensive" background.

  5. Paddy R. Gibbons is Robin.

  6. Do these costume characters have permits to pander to the public. If not: they should be arrested & ticketed, like the pretender homeless should be. Give these people permits would be a moneymaker to the County (for the Strip) & City of Las Vegas (for Fremont Street).