I would not believe this if it wasn’t being so widely reported. From The Daily Telegraph:
Judge issues warrant for Darth Vader impersonator who ‘attacked Star Wars fans’
A judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of a Darth Vader impersonator who allegedly attacked two Star Wars fans in their own back garden. Arwel Wynne Jones, who was dressed in a black bin liner and shiny black helmet, is accused of assaulting Barney and Michael Jones while they were being interviewed for a TV documentary about their love of the films. As they were being filmed by a camera crew, Mr Wynne Jones allegedly leapt over the garden fence in Holyhead, the Isle of Anglesey, Wales, wielding a metal crutch in place of a light saber and shouting “Darth Vader”.
Mr Wynne Jones initially arrived in court for the hearing but, by the time the case had been called, he had disappeared. District Judge Andrew Shaw demanded that police track down the impersonator and said: