Man Inspired To Break Into Target After Reading Ninja Books

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A man was inspired to break into a Target in Dunwoody, Ga., after reading Naruto comic books said police Monday.

Christopher Zayeer Atkins, 25, told police that after reading Naruto comic books about a young Japanese ninja, he was motivated to attempt burglary, reported WSB-TV2. Atkins claimed the comics were teaching him to become a ninja.

Atkins stole 10 books, an ONN DVD player, a Samsung tablet, Bluetooth headphones, a clock, money and a book bag, according to the report.

The Dunwoody Police Department responded to a burglary alarm in a Target after seeing a suspect on camera force entry into the store. Officers interviewed the suspect who admitted to making a forced entry after reading Naruto, Vol. 5, which taught him how to enter secured areas, according to a Facebook post.

Atkins is charged with first-degree burglary and is currently in the DeKalb County jail.
 The Daily Caller News Foundation reached out to the Dunwoody Police Department but received not comment in time for press.

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