Friday, 2 January 2009

Return of the Elder Gods? V

'A muscle-bound building boss who came home from a New Year's Eve fancy dress party kitted out as Thor scared off a burglar by charging at him in his superhero outfit.

Six-foot-tall fitness fanatic Torvald Alexander, 38, was wearing a full God of Thunder outfit - complete with flying red cape and tinfoil silver-winged helmet - when he spotted the raider in his front room rifling through a desk.

Mr Alexander, who runs building firm Alexander & Summers in Edinburgh, Scotland, said the burglar threw himself out of a first-floor window of his £350,000 home in the Inverleith area of the city when he opened the door and confronted him.'


Newspaceman said...

Hiya Ben, the chap concerned is a big fan of Thor judging by yesterdays tabloid photos, which showed him, muscle bound, in fancy dress in the living room of his house. A framed Thor photo was also on the wall.

Apparently the "burglar" left his shoes before leaping, unharmed it appears, from the window.


Anadæ said...

I saw that. I'm surprised that Mr Alexander wasn't struck by lightning on his way home from the festivities, his encounter with the B & E artist notwithstanding ( ;-)}