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'Batman' sought in Orange County robberies

Man weaing costume robbed 2 stores, deputies say


ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Orange County deputies are searching for the man who robbed a string of stores, disguising himself as Batman.

The robbery was reported at the 123 Dollar Store in the 1500 block of North Semoran Boulevard Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Deputies said the man went into the store, appearing to be wearing a Batman mask and shirt, and demanded money from the clerk.

About an hour-and-a-half later, the Dollar General on South Goldenrod Road was robbed by a culprit with a similar description, according to deputies.

It's not clear how much money was stolen.

The suspected robber was described by deputies as a white or Hispanic male with thin build, wearing a Batman mask, blue jeans and carrying a backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimeline at 800-423-8477.