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Lawyer: NJ Man Agrees To Pay Up In $4,000 Pizza Prank

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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2001 file photo, Steven Whelan, left, serves a slice of pizza during lunch at Antonio's in Amherst, Mass. Eight Antonio's bakers stayed till nearly sunrise on Nov. 20, 2010, to make 178 gourmet pizzas ordered by a New Jersey man, wearing a Bob Dylan backstage pass, who never picked them up. A lawyer for the unnamed man said Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, that his client has agreed to pay for the prank.  (AP Photo/Springfield Republican, Bob Stern, File)

FILE – In this Sept. 6, 2001 file photo, Steven Whelan, left, serves a slice of pizza during lunch at Antonio’s in Amherst, Mass. Eight Antonio’s bakers stayed till nearly sunrise on Nov. 20, 2010, to make 178 gourmet pizzas ordered by a New Jersey man, wearing a Bob Dylan backstage pass, who never picked them up. A lawyer for the unnamed man said Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, that his client has agreed to pay for the prank. (AP Photo/Springfield Republican, Bob Stern, File)

NEW YORK (AP) – A man wearing a Bob Dylan backstage pass who ordered 178 pizzas from a Massachusetts pizza parlor but never picked them up has agreed to hand over the dough.

A lawyer for the New Jersey man says his client is a “decent enough” guy with no criminal record who felt bad about the prank.

Attorney Sean Cleary did not reveal his client’s name and did not say how much he’ll repay. The pizzas he ordered were worth about $4,000.

Workers at Antonio’s in the college town of Amherst stayed until 5:30 a.m. on Nov. 20 making the pies. The man ordered them shortly after a Dylan concert at the nearby University of Massachusetts.

He said he would return in several hours and deliver them to Dylan’s crew. But he never returned and the manager called police.

Some pizzas were given away, but most were thrown out.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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