Stormtroopers “Arrested” on South Street

The crime? Attempting to spoil the Star Wars: Force Awakens plot.

Philly police are just like us: They can’t wait for the new Star Wars movie and they’ll go to any lengths to stop fools from spoiling the plot for those of us who haven’t seen it.

On Tuesday, Lieutenant Stephen Clark tweeted a photo of two stormtroopers lined up against his police cruiser on South Street. The Philly Police Department retweeted it, saying “No, posting #StarWarsForceAwakens spoilers is not a crime. Yes, it should be. We enforce the laws — we don’t make them.”

See all the shenanigans below:

Of course, it was all fun and games, and the stormtroopers were able to return home that night to their stormtrooper spouses and stormtrooper babies. Like the Police Department tweeted, they can’t legally stop anyone from spoiling the film, but some tech whizzes created a nifty Chrome add-on that alerts you when there may be a potential spoiler on sites around the web. It’s called Force Block, and you can add it here.

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