Police Are Looking for 2 ‘Ninjas’ Who Tried to Torch an Apartment Building

Sep 16, 2017

(NEWARK, N.J.) — Police say two people dressed as ninjas broke into a New Jersey apartment building and set several fires.Newark police officials say the unidentified man and woman broke in through a second-floor apartment.

WNBC-TV reports that there is video showing the two exiting through a side entrance and running off down a hill.Resident Melissa Ditonto says the alarm loudly alerted everyone to the fire and many people evacuated.

"The fire alarm went off and it was very loud," Ditonto told the network. "Not everybody was running out, but we did."

Police say the building's sprinkler system quickly doused the flames. No one was injured.

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