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There Goes Santa Claus

Children in Aberdare, Wales, were thrilled when Santa Claus arrived with his reindeer. “Santa was there with the reindeer waving in his sleigh. Really nice,” said Jade Hughes, one of the parents at the event. “Then the police van reversed, the side door was opened. He got up, walked to the van, jumped in and took off. Children started crying while some just looked on in disbelief. It was a fab event until then.” The city council had arranged for Santa to be taken away by the police because they said it would be the safest way to get him away from the event. “Santa obviously has a busy month ahead,” a police spokesman said. “So when he asked if we could provide transport at the end of his sleigh ride through Aberdare town center to help him get back to the North Pole, we were happy to oblige.” (MS/South Wales Evening Post) ...And Rudolph’s nose has also been upgraded to a Taser.
Original Publication Date: 21 December 2014
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