Police seek gorilla-suited stabber

Nov. 2, 2010 at 4:30 PM
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WEST PAWLET, Vt., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- A Vermont man told police he was stabbed by a gorilla-suited man wielding a "small, needle-like device."

Vermont State Police said the West Pawlet man reported answering his door at 8:20 p.m. Sunday, expecting to find trick-or-treaters,only to be confronted by a man in a gorilla suit who stood nearly 6 feet tall, the Glens Falls (N.Y.) Post-Star reported Tuesday.

Police said the costumed man stuck the victim with a "small, needle-like device" and fled toward the border with Granville, N.Y.

The victim was treated for non-serious injuries at Glens Falls Hospital.

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