The facts on this matter are as follows:
- It was just the little 4yo brother of one of the participating 7yo's, entering the room to show off his crimer-fighter Halloween costume to the older kids.
At least we think that's what happened. But all bets are off in this town. Just hit up any of the gentlemen from the Van Dam Street poker game that was recently raided --- and ask if they've gotten any word on when (or IF) they ever get their TV, refrigerator or food back.
Yes, you read that correctly: they even took the food! Our finest must have a little extra pocket change, given they didn't need to buy lunch a couple times in the past few days!
In other developments, Nanoburgh has learned that the personnel tally on the original incident is as follows:
* 13 Players
* 15 Participating Law Enforcement Officers
Also: they showed up with one of those door-busters, ready to rumble. Fortunately for all involved, the door was wide open and they were able to stroll right in.
OK, we need to run. Our squawk box police scanner is blaring an all hands directive; something about a deck of cards being seen at one of the city's retirement homes. We're on our way. Full report on News at 6....