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BOSTON POLICE CONFIRM SIGHTING OF SANTA CLAUS OVER THE CITY OF BOSTONWHO: Santa Claus, a.k.a. Kris Kringle, a.k.a. Saint Nick, a.k.a. Saint Nicholas, a.k.a. Father Christmas. WHAT: On several different occasions today, Wednesday, December 24, 2008, the Boston Police Department processed and received numerous phone calls to its Emergency 911 Operation’s Division concerning a man in a red suit flying over the city of Boston in a sled pulled by what appeared to be eight tiny reindeer. According to witnesses, the individual in the red suit, before driving out of sight, was heard exclaiming, “Merry Christmas to all!!! Merrrrrrr-y Christmas!!!” Upon investigating the large number of calls detailing the above-mentioned sighting, the Boston Police Department, after an extensive investigation, is pleased to report that the individual seen flying over the city in the reindeer-powered sled is, in fact, Santa Claus, a.k.a. Kris Kringle, a.k.a. Saint Nick, a.k.a. Saint Nicholas, a.k.a. Father Christmas. WHERE: Boston Police Headquarters Operations Division – 4th Floor WHEN: Wednesday, December 24, 2008 @ 4:30pm