Robber Wearing Spider-Man Mask, Carrying Sword Thwarted by Store Clerks

October 20, 2011 Updated Oct 20, 2011 at 12:43 PM EDT

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Robber Wearing Spider-Man Mask, Carrying Sword Thwarted by Store Clerks

October 20, 2011 Updated Oct 20, 2011 at 12:43 PM EDT

According to the Jacksonville (N.C.) Daily News, a 56-year-old North Carolina man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly attempting to rob a convenience store while wearing a Spider-Man mask and carrying a sword.

According to the Daily News story, a female store clerk hit the suspect in the stomach with a broom handle, and another store clerk helped overpower the suspect, who was later apprehended by police. The man is facing charges, included attempted armed robbery, according to the story.

Read the Jacksonville Daily News story HERE.