Cops arrest Mr Universe

CALIFORNIA - The reigning Mr Universe was sprayed with Mace and wrestled to the ground by police officers who mistakenly believed he was intoxicated when the diabetic body-builder was actually going through insulin shock.

CALIFORNIA - The reigning Mr Universe was sprayed with Mace and wrestled to the ground by police officers who mistakenly believed he was intoxicated when the diabetic body-builder was actually going through insulin shock.

Despite the misunderstanding, Doug Burns, 43, was arrested for misdemeanours - assault and resisting arrest - for the incident at a movie theatre on Sunday.

Redwood City police Captain Chris Cessina said: "The fact is Mr Burns assaulted our officer." Burns said he was preparing to see a film when he felt dizziness and poor vision, a sign of low blood sugar - and hurried to a snack counter. - Sapa-AP

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