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Monday, December 14, 2009

Ninjas Prowl San Francisco, Fighting Crime, Promoting Gaming Web Site

Posted By on Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 12:59 PM

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When danger lurks even further up a traffic pole, the city's new Ninja squad are there.
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Thinking of tampering with city stoplight cameras? Think again Mr. Red-Light-Runner. (The camera's the white device aimed at the Ninja's head.)

If, during this holiday season, law-abiding readers notice a new feeling

of security, while criminal-mastermind readers are plagued with unease,

they should remember whom to thank.

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     Warning, criminals: Beneath those black robes await cans of 14th-century whoopass...



 UPDATE! Apparently, the Ninjas aren't actually fighting crime.

They're kids dressed up as part of a corporate publicity stunt,

promoting the video game-oriented website IGN.com. Here's publicist Sheila

Bryson, accompanying them on a day that included Ninja trolley

rides and other fun.

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Sorry Sheila!

And our apologies to the Guardian Angels: Now that we know the Ninjas

were just funning, it's safe to say the Angels are still San

Francisco's best ever citizen vigilante patrol force!


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