• Wed 53°F / 32°F

Oompa-Loompas Arrested in UK for Assault

Photodisc/Digital Vision/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Police in Norfolk, England, say two men dressed as Oompa-Loompas from the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory have been arrested on suspicion of assault.

The BBC reports a 28-year-old man was mugged on Dec. 27 by two men whose faces were painted orange and hair was dyed green.  A third man was also arrested for his involvement in the attack, but he was not dressed as a character from Roald Dahl's 1964 children's book.

The victim suffered cuts, a head injury and two black eyes.  The attackers are officially charged with causing grievous bodily harm.

Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

Advertise With Us

Would you like to advertise on East Idaho News? Fill out this form to contact a representative.
  • Full and Last
  • The name of your company, business or brand.