Saturday 16 December 2017

Man in Darth Vader mask robs bank

A person wearing a Darth Vader mask and cape is captured on surveillance camera robbing a Chase bank in Setauket, New York (AP)
A person wearing a Darth Vader mask and cape is captured on surveillance camera robbing a Chase bank in Setauket, New York (AP)
A person wearing a Darth Vader costume escaped with an undetermined amount of cash from a Chase bank in Setauket, New York (AP)

A man who donned a Darth Vader mask at a bank has entered the dark side.

Police said the man entered a Chase bank branch on Long Island, near New York City, on Thursday, brandished a gun and demanded money.

A surveillance camera caught the Star Wars character also wearing a blue cape and camouflage pants.

The robber escaped from the Setauket bank with an unspecified amount of cash.

Press Association

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