Men in costume assaulted outside Portland store
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine man is behind bars for allegedly attacking two men dressed as comic book characters outside a Portland comic book store where people were dressed in costume.
Portland police say 31-year-old Adam Barnes of Westbrook threw a man in a stormtrooper costume to the ground and punched another man dressed as a ghostbuster character in a random assault Saturday afternoon outside Coast City Comics on Congress Street.
Lt. Gary Hutcheson told the Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/1260165 ) that police had to use a stun gun on Barnes. He said Barnes, who is 6 feet 4 inches tall and 300 pounds, was drunk.
Barnes was charged with two counts of assault, disorderly conduct and five counts of criminal threatening of five police officers who responded.
Information from: Portland Press Herald, http://www.pressherald.com