Saturday 17 March 2018

Man jailed over light saber attack

Leave your light saber at home
Leave your light saber at home

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.

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.

Press Association

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