Men clad in panda suits rob English newsstand over weekend
LOUTH, England - A pair of men dressed in panda onesies carried out an armed robbery at an English convenience store over the weekend.
Lincolnshire Police said one of the men dressed as a panda wielded a handgun as the duo robbed the newsstand/convenience store in Louth on Sunday. Louth is a small town in the district of Lincolnshire located in eastern England.
Investigators said the pair forced a female employee to hand over cash from the business’ safe before they padded their way out of the store on foot at about 7:30 p.m. No injuries were reported in connection with the armed robbery.
Police asked residents who live nearby to check trash bins around the area for discarded panda suits or clothing.
CCTV image of panda onesie suspects pic.twitter.com/CYi3YSis4u— Lincolnshire Police (@lincspolice) November 30, 2015
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