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Man Dressed as Batman Robs 2 Central Florida Dollar Stores: Deputies

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    Authorities in Orlando are on the lookout for a man who robbed two dollar store locations while dressed as Batman. (Published Wednesday, March 2, 2016)

    Sheriff's deputies in Florida are searching for a man they said dressed up as Batman and robbed two Orlando dollar stores Tuesday night.

    The Orange County Sheriff's Office said the man entered the 123 Dollar Store around 8 p.m. Tuesday and demanded money from the clerk. About 90 minutes later, the same man robbed a Dollar General.

    The clerks at both stores were unharmed.

    Deputies describe the suspect as a white or Hispanic male with a thin build. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and, of course, a Batman mask and costume.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the Orange County Crimeline at 800-423-8477.

    In November, a man attempted to rob a Jacksonville convenience store while wearing a Darth Vader mask. It's not clear wwhether the cases are related.

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