Man Dressed As Darth Vader Robs North Carolina Bank At Gunpoint

03/18/2015 03:32 pm ET | Updated Mar 18, 2015

A man dressed head-to-toe as Darth Vader from "Star Wars" stormed a North Carolina bank on Monday and robbed it at gunpoint. Police said the suspect entered the State Employees Credit Union in Pineville around 11:45 a.m., toting a long gun and demanding cash from a teller, who immediately complied. No one was hurt in the incident.

Although an exact figure hasn't been released, WSOC reported that the bandit made off with thousands of dollars.

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After grabbing the money, the he turned and fled in a silver, four-door Chevy Suburban. Pineville police provided this image of the suspect's car:

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The suspect is described as a 5' 5" male. Pineville police said they're working with the FBI, and that the suspect is still at large.

It's unclear if Vader's alleged robbery was a last-ditch attempt to finance the construction of a third Death Star, after the first two were destroyed by Rebel forces.

However, the Sith Lord has pulled this stunt before.

In 2012, a similarly dressed suspect robbed a bank in Ohio, fleeing on a bicycle.

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