Rosh-Ha'ayin Police Arrest Man in Spiderman Costume Harassing Commuters

Man told police he awoke in hospital wearing costume, with no idea where it came from.

Israel Police have grown accustomed to strange sights on Israel's highways, but nothing could have prepared them for the sight of a man in a Spiderman costume jumping on top of cars and throwing ropes at the startled commuters' vehicles.

Cops were called to the scene after receiving a flurry of calls from gridlocked commuters near the Rosh Ha'ayin intersection who reported a man in a Spiderman costume throwing ropes at cars, the improvised lassos presumably meant to substitute for the web-crawler's famous mechanical web-shooters.

Police arrested the would-be superhero, a resident of Ariel, and took him to the Rosh Ha'ayin precinct for an investigation. While under investigation, the man told police he woke up in the hospital wearing the costume, with no recollection of where it came from.

Police are expected to call for doctors to examine the youth's mental health.