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Man who robbed Winnipeg bank dressed as clown sentenced to eight years

Police tape demarking a crime scene.

JOHN LEHMANN/THE GLOBE AND MAIL

A 40-year-old Florida man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for disguising himself as a busty female clown and robbing a Winnipeg credit union at gunpoint.

Rondell Johnson barged into the Crosstown Civic Credit Union last December and demanded cash.

He was wearing a dress, blonde wig, white gloves and a mask, while a pair of Nerf balls were used as breasts.

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Johnson has been given credit for 10 months of time served.

It's unclear how or why he was in Canada in the first place.

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