California Cop Gets Sucker-Punched By Halloween Reveler Dressed As Jesus

In a religious affront, a Halloween reveler dressed as Jesus sucker-punched a cop early today outside a bar in San Diego, California.

Police say the assault occurred in the city’s downtown Gaslamp Quarter around 1 AM.

The male suspect approached police as they were arresting a man who had been ejected from a nearby bar. The assailant, cops repoort, "ambushed the officer" and struck him in the face. Police were unsure whether the assailant punched or elbowed the patrolman, who suffered a one-inch laceration that required several stitches.

The costumed attacker fled on foot and remains at large. He did not appear to have any accomplices or disciples in tow.

The suspect was "described as a white male, 6'-00" to 6'-02" in a white robe, red sash, possibly with a fake beard and wig," a San Diego Police Department spokesperson told TSG in an e-mail.