Boulder: Man in jail after ‘Men in Tights’ stabbing |

Boulder: Man in jail after ‘Men in Tights’ stabbing

BOULDER, Colorado – It was the Boulder police and not the sheriff of Nottingham who arrested a stabbing suspect who said he and friends were just re-enacting “Robin Hood: Men in Tights.”

Nineteen-year-old Leo Beitz of Illinois was arrested last weekend on suspicion of stabbing a University of Colorado student and fighting with officers.

Beitz told police he was waving his knife like a sword during the Robin Hood scene, then put the knife in his pocket, where it cut the student during later horseplay.

Witnesses told police Beitz attacked the student. The victim is recovering after surgery.

Beitz was arrested on suspicion of assault, assault on a peace officer and obstruction. Authorities had no record of an attorney. His hometown wasn’t released.


Information from: The Denver Post,

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