This Joker robbed a dry-cleaner, and now he has been arrested Sugar Land Police Department/Facebook

Last month, a man with a predilection for looking like The Joker attempted to rob a dry-cleaners in Gotham City Sugar Land, Texas.

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But thanks to his allegiance to the crazy face paint–and the “Batman” franchise–26-year-old Christopher Fuentes was arrested on July 5.

After he threatened employees at the dry-cleaning store near 12500 Southwest Freeway on June 6, Fuentes was able to escape. But earlier this month, he wasn’t so lucky. Witnesses reported spotting a man wearing the distinctive white makeup, and cops were able to nail him.

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Sugar Land police think Fuentes was involved in a robbery earlier on the day of his arrest. The bizarre nature of the incidents weren’t lost on these crime-fighters.

They, er, jokingly boasted of the arrest on their Facebook page:

We are submitting our application to the Justice League. Surely we will get Batman's support since we helped him out by…

Posted by Sugar Land Police Department on Thursday, July 13, 2017

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