Originally posted by NY daily news
Wanted: Super Mario and his brother Luigi.
Cops are hunting for a group of robbers caught on camera assaulting a cabbie in Staten Island while wearing Halloween costumes of the popular video game characters.
The four young men were in a yellow cab around 4 a.m. on Nov. 1, apparently after a Halloween party, when one of them reached into the driver's pocket, police said on Wednesday.
The hack, 48, stopped at a gas station at 863 Arthur Kill Road in Great Kills and asked the suspects to pay and leave. Instead, they beat him up, stole his cash and fled, cops said.
A surveillance video shows two of the men - wearing colorful overalls and caps resembling Mario and Luigi - wrestling the cabbie while a third man dressed in a tuxedo appears to act as a lookout.
nice use of our favorite video game icons. frikken assholes.