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Police: Bunny suited robber arrested

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STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Swedish police said they have arrested two people accused of plotting to rob a currency exchange office while one wore a blue bunny costume.

Authorities said the pair and five alleged assistants were arrested after the two allegedly attempted to rob the targeted office but were foiled by staff members who activated a security door, Swedish News Agency TT reported Thursday.

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Witnesses said one of the suspects was dressed in a blue bunny costume and the other was wearing a crash helmet and holding a shotgun. They were both being held on suspicion of armed robbery Wednesday, police said.

The person in the rabbit suit is also a suspect in another crime that took place earlier in the day, investigators said.

"We also received a report about a stolen bunny suit," Stockholm police spokesman Bjorn Engstrom said.

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