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Iowa police release photo of 'Batman' robbery suspect

Surveillance photos show the costumed men approach the convenience store counter and force the clerk to fill a bag with cash before running out the back door. (Council Bluffs Police Department)

Surveillance photos show the costumed men approach the convenience store counter and force the clerk to fill a bag with cash before running out the back door. (Council Bluffs Police Department)

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Police in Iowa say a man dressed as Batman and another suspect wearing an all-green costume held up a convenience store late Thursday morning.

According to police, shortly before 4 a.m the two suspects, armed with a gun and a sword, entered a Casey’s Convenience Store in Council Bluffs.

Surveillance photos show the costumed men approach the counter and force the clerk to fill a bag with cash before running out the back door.

The Council Bluffs Police Department posted photos of the two suspects on Facebook asking that anyone with information about the robbery to call Crime Stoppers at 712-328-7867.

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