FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Police say a man who went into a Fort Wayne karate school and punched an instructor was subdued before officers arrived.
The Journal Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/zrTdL2 ) the 37-year-old man was wearing a ripped Batman T-shirt as a mask when he entered the Bowles Karate Academy Wednesday. Police say the man went onto the mat where class was being taught and was asked to leave, but refused.
When the school's owner tried to walk him outside, the man allegedly punched him in the face. The owner and another instructor held him down until police arrived.
The man told police he was trying to hand the owner a note that said "Stop the Violence" when the owner attacked him.
The man was arrested on misdemeanor charges of battery and criminal trespass.
Information from: The Journal Gazette, http://www.journalgazette.net