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Shirtless Samurai Marches Down I-65

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Sep 6, 2011 4:45PM

A Cicero man abandoned his car in the middle of I-65 in Indiana and marched down the shoulder, shirtless and carrying a 35-inch samurai sword. When police questioned him, he told them he was "cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs."

“The man was marching like a drum major, holding the sword, moving it up and down in rhythm with his marching cadence,” State Police said.

Bryon Womack, 43, was marching along the inner shoulder when police approached him. He swung his sword defensively when police first approached him, but he quickly dropped it. Womack then tried to force his way into a nearby car.

Back at the station, Womack gave police misleading information, then told officers he was "cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs." Womack was charged with attempted car jacking, resisting law enforcement and possession of marijuana.