Darth Vader Robs Bank
Star Wars baddie sought after Long Island heist
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 23, 2010 10:12 AM CDT
'Vader' aims his weapon at a bank customer in this image from security camera footage.   (Suffolk County PD)
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(Newser) – Darth Vader, apparently fallen on hard times, is being sought for a bank robbery. Police say the Empire bigwig threatened a bank teller and forced a customer to the floor before fleeing with cash, the New York Daily News reports. Because the robber carried a gun instead of a light saber, wore camouflage pants with his mask and cape, and because Setauket is a long way from any known Death Star, investigators suspect an impostor.