A stormtrooper was arrested in Canada. Of course not a real one, because it only exists in a galaxy far, far away. Instead, a disguised restaurant employee arranged for a police operation because she was supposed to advertise in Stormtrooper outfit on Star Wars Day while carrying a plastic blaster.
As the website Lethbrdidgenewsnow.com reports, the Coco Vanilla Galactic Cantina has one on May 4th (aka "May the 4th" or "Star Wars Day") Assistent in stormtrooper costume
However, some passers-by alarmed the emergency call when they saw the stormtrooper equipped with a plastic weapon. When the police arrived, they left two officers with drawn pistols approached the disguised restaurant worker and asked her to drop her gun and lie down on the floor.
No report, but an arrest with nosebleeds
The stormtrooper also threw her plastic blaster away, but she could not lie down immediately in full cosplay gear. After she got on her knees, the two police officers overwhelmed the woman and apparently pressed her face to the floor hard enoughso that she got nosebleeds. The whole arrest was recorded on video by passers-by:
The restaurant clerk was then placed in a police car, however released a short time later. Apparently the situation could be mitigated and cleared up because there was no official report. However, the Lethbridge police have announced that they want to launch their own investigation into what their officers are doing.
The excitement about the armed stormtrooper has a very serious background, especially in Canada. Because it was only in mid-April that there was a killing spree, killing 23 people. In response, the Canadian cabinet surrounding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tightened the country's arms law and banned assault rifles.