A slight over-reaction, perhaps. Two guys at a science park pranked a colleague on April 1st by moving his car. When the guy couldn't find his car, the science-park security force naturally thought it must be a terrorist threat and evacuated the entire building. [Chester Evening Leader]. Update: Here's a link that should work. Plus, this article (unlike the first one I linked to) makes clear that what actually happened is that the guys moved the car into a restricted parking lot, meant only for nuclear engineers, which is why the security got nervous.

April Fools Day Hate Crimes/Terror

Posted on Mon Apr 06, 2009


Bah. If you read the article, the pranksters were "held", which I assume means "arrested". All I can say is some people obviously need more fiber in their diet. If anything, the security staff should have been arrested for causing a riot.
Posted by Bill  on  Mon Apr 06, 2009  at  03:25 PM
I can't get the article to load up... Iget the page headers and sidebars, but where the story should be I get: "The article has been unable to display."

*sigh* :down:
Posted by daveprime  on  Tue Apr 07, 2009  at  07:53 AM
Looks like it's something to do with the site. I just searched for the article on the site, clicked on the link they provided, and got the same error.
Posted by Smerk  on  Tue Apr 07, 2009  at  08:11 AM
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