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#1 JohnM

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 12:04 PM

see http://www.bbc.co.uk...-leeds-21654930

#2 Wolford6

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 12:14 PM

It is funny.

It's also a reflection of gang culture in the city; the Batman outfit is presumably intended to reduce the likelihood of identification and retribution.

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#3 Amber Avenger

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 01:32 PM

I presume you're joking? From the photo it looks more like the effects of a night on the razz!
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#4 Wolford6

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 03:13 PM

No, the man handed in was a wanted criminal, not someone who'd committed a crime on the night.

I live in Clayton, which you know to be a relatively quiet suburb, but we are are certainly not short of police cars here today.

http://www.thetelegr...sh_in_Bradford/

http://www.thetelegr...tolen_vehicles/

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#5 Johnoco

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 09:56 PM

Great story this. Trending on twitter allegedly.

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 10:44 PM

Don't mind folk dressing up as Batman, it's the Robins I'm not too keen on.

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#7 Methven Hornet

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 05:26 AM

It is funny.

It's also a reflection of gang culture in the city; the Batman outfit is presumably intended to reduce the likelihood of identification and retribution.


It would appear not.

http://www.guardian....unmasks-himself :)
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#8 gingerjon

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 07:16 AM

It would appear not.

http://www.guardian....unmasks-himself :)


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#9 hindle xiii

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 07:44 AM

It would appear not.

http://www.guardian....unmasks-himself :)

No I didn't he didn't...

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#10 hindle xiii

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 07:44 AM

How terribly, terribly dull.

:lol:

:huh: What were you expecting though?!

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#11 Wolford6

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 09:21 AM

Yes, mea culpa. Apologies.
:huh:

I hadn't realised it happened two Sundays ago (when Bradford City were at Wembley), and not last Sunday, when people don't generally patrol the streets in superhero outfits.

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#12 gingerjon

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 09:46 AM

:lol:

:huh: What were you expecting though?!



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#13 Methven Hornet

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 02:43 PM

Yes, mea culpa. Apologies.
:huh:

I hadn't realised it happened two Sundays ago (when Bradford City were at Wembley), and not last Sunday, when people don't generally patrol the streets in superhero outfits.


Yes, the (alleged) villain asked the super-hero to give him a lift to the cop shop.

"No, I can't. Catwoman has me tied to a seat at Wembley, where I'm having to watch City take a pasting. I'll have to escape first." :)
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#14 Wolford6

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 08:44 AM

http://www.thetelegr..._charge/?ref=ms


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#15 Amber Avenger

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:13 AM

Missed oppertunity for the headline Batman Caught Robin'


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