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Masked Jogger Summons Bomb Squad

Lesson: Don't mail packages in a mask

On Tuesday, a jogger wearing a cardio mask and weighted vest brought out the San Jose, California bomb squad when he hurriedly stuffed a package into a mail dropbox and ran away. An onlooker mistook 20-year-old Long Huang's CrossFit gear for a gas mask and armored vest and called police. A robot detonated the package, which police say contained a stack of calendars. After hearing the description of the unknown masked mailbox bomber, Huang called the police and identified himself. He claims to have lost 20 pounds through his rigorous CrossFit regimen. 

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