back to article Magical elf jailed for lifting women's knickers

A 45-year-old man who "blurred the line between reality and make believe" and adopted the character of magical elf Buho from Shadowrun to rob a Belfast lingerie store at knifepoint, has been brought down to Earth with a two-year jail sentence, The Times reports. Robert Boyd, of Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, told Belfast Crown …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Mr Johnson won't be impressed....

    The article neglects to mention whether or not the glasses were 'national elf' specs....

    Anyone?

  2. Hobbes

    Anyone?

    No.

  3. Remy Redert

    Pay cut

    Even if he got away with it, there's no way his Johnson would have paid the full price, you know that, he made the news after all.

  4. Gregg Bond

    Whats next?

    Clearly Violent Video games have had their day. Good old human imagination is next on the chopping block, clearly.

    I got you Reme, I'm not sure is this is a good thing or not :)

  5. lansalot

    doh!

    Should have used the "Magical Boots of Escaping"...

    http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=-3670058119017582741

  6. Alistair MacRae

    Underpants gnomes

    Stage 1, steal underpants, Stage 2, ...., Stage 3, Profit!

  7. H2Nick

    Robbery at knifepoint ? He deserves what he got

    Even if he does sound a bit "Care in the community"....

  8. Chris Taylor

    Good Judgery

    Bet the crims feel unhappy at the prospect of being Lynch(ed)

    Two years for stealing knickers....and yet only a fine for common assault.

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