It may sound like part of a Hollywood movie plot, but a man wearing a Batman costume shepherded a crook to a police station in England's Bradford South Policing Division last week.
A West Yorskshire Police spokesperson told the Telegraph of the odd event:
"Last week we had a very strange occurrence at the Police Station when a male wanted for an offence on our area was 'escorted' into our helpdesk at Trafalgar House by Batman... Batman came into the helpdesk, stated to the staff 'I've caught this one for you' and then promptly vanished into the night..."
"Police arrested the wanted man in relation to burglary, fraud and a breach of a court order. He was charged with handling stolen goods and fraud related offences... The Batman outfit was a normal fancy dress costume and whoever had decided to put it on knew the suspect was wanted by police."
I wonder if the anonymous crimefighter will pay the West Yorkshire Police another visit? For wanting to remain "unknown," he has certainly drawn a lot of attention to himself.
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