Off-Duty police officer in Texas dressed as Batman makes arrest

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Fort Worth, Tx. (NBC News Channel) -- An off duty Texas police officer stopped an attempted shoplifting suspect last weekend.

An off duty Texas police officer stopped an attempted shoplifting suspect last weekend. And although he wasn't wearing a police uniform, he was dressed as an iconic crimefighter. Courtesy: Officer Damon Cole / NBC News Channel

And although he wasn't wearing a police uniform, he was dressed as an iconic crimefighter.

Fort Worth Police Officer Damon Cole was dressed as Batman.

In the post he says he saw stopped the alleged shoplifter in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart.

Cole escorted the suspected shoplifter back to the store, where he was given a citation by a uniformed officer.

Cole regularly dresses as super heroes to do charity work across the country including visiting children in the hospital.

That day he was hosting a kids safety day at the store as the Caped Crusaders.

Cole says the suspected shoplifter was carrying dvd's he had not paid for.

One of the movies, "The Lego Batman Movie."