Robber in Darth Vader mask arrested in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC, Canada / (CKNW AM) AM980

A 20-year-old Vancouver woman faces several charges after a strange robbery early yesterday morning.

Vancouver Police say a 23-year-old woman was walking down Wolf Avenue near Oak Street at 6:30am, when she was robbed at gunpoint by a woman wearing a Darth Vader mask.

After receiving a small amount of cash, the robber ran off and the victim called 9-1-1.

A short distance away responding officers spotted the suspect, still wearning the Darth Vader mask.

She was taken into custody without incident and a replica handgun was seized.

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