Seattle's masked crime-fighter Phoenix Jones has lost his day job.
The superhero _ real name Ben Fodor _ was informed by the state Department of Social and Health Services he could no longer work with vulnerable children because of his Oct. 9 arrest for investigation of assault. He says he was breaking up a late night fight and used pepper spray in self-defense.
The seattlepi.com reports ( http://bit.ly/s4w8UD) the 23-year-old has not been charged, but the case is still before the city attorney. An assault conviction would ban him permanently from working with vulnerable people.
Information from: Seattle Post-Intelligencer, http://www.seattlepi.com/