Tuesday, June 28, 2022

US state police arrest joker dressed as ‘Batman villain’


VIRGINIA: Police in the US State Virginia have arrested a man dressed as Batman villain ‘The Joker’, scaring people in the neighborhood.

Police received several calls about him walking around with a sword.

The Winchester Police Department said its Emergency Communications Center received several calls about a “suspicious male” dressed as The Joker — specifically, the incarnation played by Heath Ledger in 2008’s The Dark Knight — walking along city roads while wearing a black cape and carrying a sword.


The man was intercepted by officers on South Pleasant Valley Road.

“Please remember — it is a Felony to wear a mask or cover your face in public,” police said in a Facebook post.

Jeremy Putman, 31, was charged with wearing a mask in public and taken to the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center in lieu of $2,000 bond.


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