While the Batman of Gotham City is known for his signature cape and cowl, the Caped Crusader of New South Wales, Australia, may be best identified by his G-string.
Sydney’s 7News reports that police have charged a man who was caught on security cameras entering a second-hand store near Newcastle wearing only a G-string and then donning a Batman mask and cape. To cap off the ensemble, the scantily clad Dark Knight found a “bride to be” sash, because … what vigilante faces the forces of evil without a jaunty sash?
His outfit complete, the thong-clad crimefighter proceeded to strut around the store’s backyard for 40 minutes, apparently unaware that his every move was being recorded. “He didn’t look too bad in it either,” store owner Michelle Rowe told 7News. At one point, the man even carried around a Batman doll.
Alas, this Batman may have to give up the title of “World’s Greatest Detective,” because he seemed to have missed that the store was just across the street from a police station. The 35-year-old man was quickly apprehended; he’ll appear in court later this month.