Shocking footage of supermarket brawl shows man in ‘Spider-Man’ costume going berserk and knocking out a female employee

Screenshots of the man dressed as Spider-Man attacking a female Asda worker
Video footage of the incident shows a man, dressed as Spider-Man, kicking a female Asda employee in the throat. @ca99832245/Twitter
  • Police were called to a supermarket in south London after a violent brawl broke out.
  • Videos from the brawl show a man, dressed as Spider-Man, attacking a female Asda employee.
  • A woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries, and 5 people were arrested.
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A man dressed as Spider-Man knocked out a female employee at a British supermarket during a violent brawl, video footage shared by ITV News shows.

Police were called to Asda in the Lavender Hill area of Clapham, south London after reports of a group of people involved in a “disturbance” on Thursday night, the Metropolitan Police said.

Video footage of the incident shows a man, dressed as the Marvel superhero, kicking a female employee in the throat and shouting abuse at her before landing a punch and knocking her to the floor.

“Oh my god,” a shocked onlooker can be heard shouting towards the end of the clip.

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It is unclear what started the fight.

Other videos from the incident show a man dressed as Sacha Baron Cohen’s Ali G character and a woman in a Bavarian dirndl dress fighting employees and onlookers in the supermarket’s stockroom. Even a man in a wheelchair is seen throwing punches.

A 31-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm, grievous bodily harm, affray, and violent disorder, according to ITV News.

Two men, aged 35 and 37, and two women, aged 17 and 18, were also arrested, the media outlet reported.

All five remain in custody, according to The Sun.

A woman in her 20s was taken to hospital with minor injuries and, according to ITV News, five others were treated at the scene.

An Asda spokesperson said: “We are aware of an incident which occurred at our Clapham Junction store late last night.

“We do not tolerate any form of violence or abuse towards colleagues or customers and we are working closely with the police in their inquiries.”