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Bradford Batman goes to court

Stan Worby (Batman) escorts Daniel Frayne to his local police station.

Daniel Frayne, the man handed over to police by a friend dressed as Batman has pleaded guilty to two offences at Bradford magistrates court. Frayne,27, admitted trying to cash a stolen cheque worth 300 pounds.

Stan Worby, who wore a Batman costume when he handed Frayne in came with him to court today, in regular clothes.

Bradford 'Batman' unmasked as Stan the delivery man

A masked crusader who walked into a police station dressed as Batman to hand over an alleged criminal has revealed himself as Stan the delivery man.

Mr Warby, 39, told ITV's Daybreak that he had been at Bradford City's cup final clash against Swansea dressed as the superhero when his friend, Danny Frayne, called him asking for help in handing himself in to officers.

Asked why he went dressed as the comic book hero, he said: "Obviously he wanted to get straight down there and I wanted my bed as it was 1.30am."

Frayne, 27, was later charged with handling stolen goods and fraud-related offences, and will appear before magistrates on Friday.

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Dynamo is bookies' favourite to be 'Bradford Batman'

After Batman appeared to hand in a suspect at a Bradford police station speculation about the identity of the Caped Crusader has run wild - with suspicion even falling on local MP George Galloway - Ladbrokes has now released odds on some likely suspects.

Possible Batmans include:

  • Illusionist Dynamo 5/1
  • Former Bradford striker Dean Windass 6/1
  • Gardener and TV presenter Alan Titchmarsh 8/1
  • Kaiser Chiefs singer Ricky Wilson 10/1
  • Former Bradford midfielder Stuart McCall 20/1
  • Supermarket boss Sir Kenneth Morrison 33/1
  • Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley 40/1
  • One Direction's Zayn Malik 50/1

The odds that 'Batman' will hand over another criminal suspect to West Yorkshire Police before the end of 2013 are good, standing at 3/1.

It looks like there is slightly less chance of the Boy Wonder accompanying Batman next time, as the odds of 'Robin' appearing in handing over another criminal suspect to West Yorkshire police before the end of 2013 are 5/1.

George Galloway: 'I am not the Bradford Batman'

Respect MP for Bradford West, Geoge Galloway, has taken to Twitter to deny that he was the Caped Crusader who handed in a man to police in the northern city:

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First pictures of Bradford's 'Batman'

Man dressed as Batman helps police inquiry. Credit: West Yorkshire police

A man dressed as Batman has been helping police with their inquiries after hand-delivering another man to police who was wanted in connection with fraud offences.

The caped crusader was captured on CCTV at Trafalgar House police station in the city.

Batman at Trafalgar House police station in Bradford. Credit: West Yorkshire Police

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"Batman" helps police inquiry

A man is due in court charged with handling stolen goods after another man dressed in a batman costume handed him over to the police.

The incident happened on February 25 when a 'wanted' man was taken into Trafalgar House police station in Bradford. As a result a 27-year-old man will now appear at Bradford magistrates court on March 8th.

"The person who brought the wanted man into the station was dressed in a full batman outfit. His identity, however, remains unknown"

– West Yorkshire police spokesman
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