Masked Man Robs Theaters Showing Dark Knight

No one hurt in Mexican robberies
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 31, 2012 8:13 AM CDT
This undated film image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Christian Bale as Batman in a scene from the action thriller "The Dark Knight Rises."   (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Ron Phillips)
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(Newser) – Is Batman inspiring supervillains? A man in a ski mask has now robbed two theaters showing The Dark Knight Rises in the Mexican border state of Chihuahua, prosecutors revealed yesterday. The man was dressed in black and wielding a gun, the AP reports. But there was no dramatic hold-up in the theater itself; the gunman just robbed the ticket booths, then fled, injuring no one. In both cases, the movie was played as normal. (Read more Batman stories.)

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