Selfdescribed superhero nets broken nose

first_imgSEATTLE (AP) — One self-styled Seattle caped crusader against crime has a broken nose after a weekend encounter with two men who didn’t appreciate his efforts.KOMO-TV says a man who calls himself Phoenix Jones spends several nights a week patrolling Seattle streets, wearing a mask and cape and carrying a stun gun.But on Saturday night, Jones says one man held him at gunpoint and another broke his nose.Jones describes the encounter as no big deal. But Seattle police Detective Mark Jamieson says when Jones and his “Rain City Superhero” colleagues insert themselves into potentially volatile situations, they can end up as victims.Says Jamieson, “If you see something, call 911.”Phoenix Jones says he called 911 when he saw a brawl brewing. He also put one man in a headlock while he waited for police. But then another man pulled a gun.Information from: KOMO-TV, http://www.komotv.com/last_img

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