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A restaurant in Alberta, Canada celebrated “Star Wars” Day on Monday by having an employee wear a Stormtrooper costume and stand outside to drum up business.  But some people mistook her toy gun for a real one and called the cops . . . and they came, pulled real guns on the woman, and cuffed her.

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Star Wars Day promotion gone wrong leads to police incident in Lethbridge

LETHBRIDGE - May the fourth is widely known among fans of the sci-fi series as Star Wars Day. As such, a business in Lethbridge themed around the franchise wanted to put on a promotion to celebrate it. Bradley Whalen, owner of the Coco Vanilla Galactic Cantina, says it very quickly went off the rails and put one of his employees in serious danger.