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Darth Vader costume forces school evacuation on Star Wars Day

Asteroids do not concern me, Admiral! And neither should costumes.


Monica Riese

Internet Culture

Published May 4, 2017   Updated May 24, 2021, 3:32 pm CDT

So much for “no wrong way to celebrate Star Wars Day.”

A high school in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, clearly missed the memo, forcing its students to evacuate the building after an overly concerned parent called the police on “someone walking into the school wearing dark clothing and a mask.”

In a Facebook post about the ordeal, Ashwaubenon Public Safety decreed that the student’s action was “merely a mistake or lapse in judgment.”

DATE: May 4, 2017TITLE: Ashwaubenon High School Evacuated due to Perceived Threat. Ashwaubenon, WI – This morning,…

Posted by Ashwaubenon Public Safety on Thursday, May 4, 2017

Apology accepted, Captain Needa.

H/T the Wrap

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*First Published: May 4, 2017, 2:56 pm CDT