A character actor who dresses up as Batman in Times Square has been arrested for stealing from a tourist, the New York Daily News reported.
Jose Escalona-Martinez, 42, was arrested Wednesday evening around 8:30 p.m. and charged with petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property.
“The Batman impersonator posed for a photo with a tourist, who then opened his or her wallet to get money for a tip. Police say Batman took this opportunity to snatch a large bill from their open wallet,” Curbed New York reported.
According to the Daily News, "Batman" stole $50 from the unsuspecting tourist.