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'Batman' hands suspect over to UK police

Posted on Tuesday, 5 March, 2013 | Comment icon 21 comments | News tip by: xsas


Image credit: West Yorkshire Police

 
A man dressed as the Caped Crusader handed a wanted man over to a police station in Bradford.

The mysterious crime-fighter walked in to Trafalgar House Police Station with the suspect in tow in the early hours of February 25th. Without revealing who he was he promptly turned and left, leaving his identity something of a mystery. The man he brought in was later charged with handling stolen goods and fraud offenses.

"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," said the area's neighbourhood police team on Facebook. "Batman came into the helpdesk, stated to the staff 'I've caught this one for you' and then promptly vanished into the night to fight crime and the fear of crime in Bradford."

"Batman" was later revealed to be 39-year-old Chinese takeaway delivery driver Stan Worby.

"A man dressed as the caped crusader Batman has handed over a wanted man at a Bradford police station before disappearing into the night."

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Comment icon #12 Posted by snowjoke on 5 March, 2013, 18:04
he's the guys friend went to London for Bradford City's Capital One Cup Final clash with Swansea dressed as Batman then took him to the police station when he got back, http://www.bbc.co.uk...-leeds-21668307
Comment icon #13 Posted by puckmomma on 5 March, 2013, 18:55
Someone was cosplaying outside again.
Comment icon #14 Posted by Iron_Lotus on 5 March, 2013, 18:56
batman needs to get off the krispy kreams
Comment icon #15 Posted by Paranoid Android on 5 March, 2013, 19:12
And as I'm sure you know, humming the bat-tune over and over and over and over again is one of the Top ways to annoy someone, naturally in accordance with prophecy
Comment icon #16 Posted by shrooma on 5 March, 2013, 19:21
He's wearing hockey pants. . surely you mean, ''i'm not wearing hockey pads....'' (or the adam west equivalent of NOT wearing hockey pads, and not pants.....? :-)
Comment icon #17 Posted by MedicTJ on 6 March, 2013, 23:34
It's Bubbles from Trailer Park Boys..,minus a couple of cheeseburgers!
Comment icon #18 Posted by The Unseen on 17 March, 2013, 1:14
I knew it,It does take a wacko to catch another wacko.Now it wont be long before robin is tagging along with him,Just wait untill we see the wacko moble. then the Joker then the riddler then........well you know.
Comment icon #19 Posted by TheLastLazyGun on 17 March, 2013, 18:32
How long do you think it'll be before the man in the Batman uniform is arrested and fined by police due to "unlawful arrest" whilst the criminal is let off scot-free? Anyway, this all reminds me of that hilarious December 23rd 1996 episode of Only Fools and Horses (my favourite TV programme) when brothers Del Boy and Rodney, on their way to a fancy dress party dressed as Batman and Robin but, embarrassingly for them, having to walk the rest of the way when their three-wheeled van breaks down on the way, rescues a woman from a gang of muggers because the muggers just turned and ran away when se... [More]
Comment icon #20 Posted by Lex540 on 18 March, 2013, 14:07
well good we have real superheroes and kids won't have to have imaginary deams of them being real heroes
Comment icon #21 Posted by FlyingAngel on 18 March, 2013, 18:23
I suppose kungfu is needed to be superhero


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