Sunday, December 23, 2007

Hoboken Monkey-Man

Hudson Reporter [NJ]
23 December 2007

Ever heard of the 'Hoboken Monkey-Man'?

Residents recall mythical primate who terrorized kids

By Madeline Friedman
Reporter staff writer

Twenty-five years ago, hysteria hit the hallways of Hoboken's schools. At least, according to Weird New Jersey Magazine, kids became so terrified in 1982 of the mysterious "Hoboken Monkey-Man" who supposedly had killed a teacher, that the city's Police Department created a special task force to deal with mounting fears.

However, dozens of residents and police officers said last week that only part of the story published by Weird New Jersey is true. [...]