Surprisingly, though, this isn't the first incident of its kind. This article about the 25 worst exotic pet attacks includes this item:
June 1995, Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania: An escaped pet monkey wielding a knife and cigarette lighter enters a standoff with police. The animal was eventually captured.
Man, what I wouldn't have done to have seen that standoff.
Monkeys. Man. Unreliable and dangerous in the most awesome way.
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