[monkeywire] Woman faints after chasing man in gorilla suit
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Mon Aug 11 11:43:29 EDT 2003
Woman faints after chasing man in gorilla suit
A fruit vendor fainted while chasing a man in a
gorilla suit who had stolen a bunch of bananas from
The woman had to be taken to hospital after a crew
filming a Candid Camera-style TV show targeted her
shop in Hong Kong on Saturday.
When the man in a gorilla suit grabbed her bananas,
she hit him with a broom and chased him out of the
shop before collapsing.
She later told reporters "All I saw was something big
and black with a lot of hair. When I realised it was a
gorilla, I collapsed."
Police detained the man in the gorilla suit and the
film crew for questioning before releasing them on
The "gorilla" said he would send the shopkeeper a
bunch of flowers.
Story filed: 11:58 Monday 11th August 2003
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