Vampires, ninja mug taxi driver in Germany: police

1st November 2010, Comments 0 comments

Two men dressed as vampires and one decked out as a ninja fighter robbed and threatened a taxi driver during Halloween night, German police said on Monday.

The costumed trio hailed the cab at around 3:00 am local time (0200 GMT) in the western German town of Bergheim and jumped the 38-year-old driver, stealing his wallet before disappearing into the night.

Calling for witnesses, police said in a statement: "The driver described the perpetrators as follows: The 'vampires' were wearing dark cloaks and white shirts, with blanched faces and red lips."

"The 'ninja' was wearing a black 'kung fu' outfit and a headband," police said.

© 2010 AFP

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