HUFFINGTON POST
07/04/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Spider-Man Catches Thief In Comic Book Store Robbery (VIDEO)

A comic book store owner went from being a grown man dressed as a super hero to an actual real-life hero when he caught a thief red-handed at his shop in Australia.

The would be robber was attempting to walk away with an X-Men book worth nearly $150 from the Adelaide Comic Center, a store owned by one Michael Baulderstone.

In the CCTV video below, you can see Baulderstone, in full Spider-Man costume jump into the action and confront the man over the contents of his bag. He also got some help from some Jedi knights who blocked the door to prevent escape.

"We had about 40 people dressed up as their favorite superheroes to celebrate International Free Comic Day, so he didn't have much of a choice but to hand the X-Men omnibus back after a little bit of a scuffle," Baulderstone told the Adelaide Advertiser.

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