LIFESTYLE
09/03/2015 06:33 GMT | Updated 20/08/2015 08:59 BST

Mystery 20-Year-Old Dressed As Spider-Man Hands Out Food To The Homeless In Birmingham

A real life super hero has been walking the streets of Birmingham - but instead of climbing walls and catching villains, this Spider-Man has been buying food for the homeless.

A 20-year-old bar worker, who wishes to remain anonymous, wears a Spider-Man costume as he buys food in local shops and hands it out to people who need it most.

"I’ve worked with homeless and vulnerable people for three or four years and love seeing the smiles on people’s faces," the man told BBC News.

“Then I thought, if they are happy now, imagine how much bigger the smile would be if it was Spider-Man giving out the food."

The man currently goes out once or twice a week, usually between 9pm and 12am.

Since posting the video of his work to YouTube on Wednesday, he says he's been offered donations by members of the public to help pay for the food he buys for others.

But on Twitter he said he did not want donations. Instead, he wants others to go out as he does and help people in their local area.

Keep up the good work, Spidey.

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