‘Iron Man’ Admits to Using Sex Toy Disguised as Bomb to Rob Pennsylvania Bank

The man's attorney said he was driven by desperation after having lost $9,000 he invested to pay for his honeymoon.

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A western Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank with a fake bomb police said was made out of phone wires, duct tape and a sex toy.

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that Aaron Stein pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges including robbery, aggravated assault and making bomb threats in the June crime.

An attorney for the 36-year-old Pittsburgh man said he discovered that $9,000 he'd invested to cover his approaching honeymoon was gone.

Desperation drove him to don an Iron Man mask and take a fake bomb to threaten tellers and rob a bank in Crafton, just west of Pittsburgh, according to the attorney.

Stein's bond was revoked until his May 31 sentencing.

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