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Man jailed over light saber attack

Published 31/01/2012 | 04:03

A US man has been jailed over attacking customers with a Star Wars light saber at Toys R Us
A US man has been jailed over attacking customers with a Star Wars light saber at Toys R Us

A US judge is using his force to order a 45-day jail sentence and mental health evaluation for a would-be Jedi who attacked toy store customers with Star Wars light sabers.

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David Allen Canterbury told Oregan judge Kenneth Walker that he is already seeking mental health treatment. Canterbury also apologised to his victims.

The Oregonian reported that the 33-year-old pleaded no contest Monday to assault and resisting arrest.

Portland police say Canterbury had a light saber in each hand as he swung at three customers last December 14 at a Toys R Us store.

He carried the light sabers outside the store and swung at police before officers eventually wrestled him to the ground.

Canterbury has been banned from the toy store.

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