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2017-05-26 08:53

THE JOKER: Lawrence Sullivan likens himself to the movie villain, the 'Joker', with matching green hair. He was arrested for pointing a gun at traffic. Image: AP

Miami - Police in Florida have managed to arrest the Joker without Batman's help following reports of a green-haired man with tattoos on his face pointing a gun at traffic.

A Miami-Dade police report says 29-year-old Lawrence Sullivan was arrested Tuesday evening (May 23) and charged with carrying a concealed firearm.

Comic villain looks

A booking photo shows the word "Joker" and a knife-pierced Batman symbol across Sullivan's forehead, while tattoos of long, stitched cuts are on each side of his mouth. His green hair matches that of the comic book and movie villain.

Police say officers found a loaded handgun on the self-described "tattoo model."

Sullivan was being held on $5 000 bail. Jail records didn't list an attorney.

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