‘Impostor Batman’ frightened by handgun, now in police custody

In this undated file image released by Warner Bros., Christian Bale is shown as Batman in a scene from "The Dark Knight" from 2008. (AP Photo/Warner Bros., File)

Wichita, Kan. (KSN)  – Police report that a 24-year-old female wearing a Batman mask was arrested after an attempt to rob a family-owned gas station.

Reports said that the incident happened around 5:30 p.m. near Pawnee and Hydraulic.

The reporting party said that the woman wearing the Batman mask demanded money and a carton of cigarettes. The cashier pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the suspect, causing her to flee the store.

The suspect went outside and got in the Batmobile an automobile with a 23-year-old male suspect. The pair were stopped in the nearby area by police and the two were taken into custody.

Photographs were taken of the suspects and the vehicle was impounded.

Both suspects were booked on three counts of robbery.

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