Douglas Sherman Unger II is Accused of Being the Ninja Robber of Placentia

Douglas Sherman Unger II and the ninja robber of Placentia
Douglas Sherman Unger II and the ninja robber of Placentia
Courtesy of Placentia Police Department (left); Walgreens Placentia surveillance image

A 28-year-old Yorba Linda man is suspected of being the machete-wielding "ninja" robber of Placentia, according to police.

Around 7:50 p.m. July 29, a man toting a machete and wearing all black—leather jacket, shirt, jeans, gloves and ski mask (or balaclava)—robbed the Walgreens drug store at 1201 E. Yorba Linda Blvd. of about $200, according to Placentia Police Lt. Eric Point, who added the call came in to dispatchers that the bandit was wearing a "ninja" mask.

The investigation led officers to follow Douglas Sherman Unger II to the parking lot of a gas station in Anaheim Hills, where he was arrested on Friday, Point said.

Unger was being held in jail in lieu of $50,000 bail, Point said.

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