Phantom Kid in the World of American Comics - Chapter 229
Several hours later, in the NYPD.
“When did Phantom Kid come in, why didn’t anyone find out, what are you all doing, is the taxpayer’s money feeding dogs or policemen?!”
George slammed the desk and roared angrily.
In front of him was a group of senior police officers. All the cadres of the police station were basically gathered here.
Generally speaking, George would not make such disrespectful actions. In the minds of his subordinates and even most of the citizens of New York, Sheriff Stacy gives an impression of a serious and rigid man.
His ability to manage emotions is like a prison’s control of inmates, as solid as it can be.
Unfortunately, this situation only lasted a few months ago.
Since Phantom Kid from Gotham next door crossed Port Miller to New York Harbor, George hadn’t had a single moment of peace or quiet.
Oh, and maybe you’d say that the Magician in the Moonlight wasn’t diligent enough to put on a show every day.
That’s true, but you’d be ignoring the impact of this man.
In the past few months, the number of burglaries in New York has increased at an unprecedented rate. Every day, the NYPD receives all kinds of notices with crappy riddles, amusing themselves in the name of “Phantom something.”
Most of these people are copycats of their idols. Although they have added workload to the police officers of the New York Police Department, the great thing is that they only do it for the sake of joking, causing no trouble.
But there are often other people in this world who imitate so thoroughly that they embark on the path of crime.
Not everyone can restrain their own behavior so well, and not everyone can openly accept their own faults.
So the result is obvious; when a man becomes a thief, it may be a tragedy caused by impulse.
George’s character is very unlikable, but he is really a good person, so he is deeply angry with Phantom Kid who has influenced countless people.
But he couldn’t do anything about Kid, and he was played between Kid’s hands several times. Naturally, this hatred became deeper.
Not long ago, when George finished his cup of coffee and was about to refill it, he suddenly found a folded piece of paper under the cup.
That’s right, it was the notice letter from Phantom Kid.
Then George started yelling at his subordinates.
George had been working alone in the office for hours without anyone disturbing him.
He’s pretty sure the teaser didn’t exist forty minutes ago because he just went to get a cup of coffee at that time.
The police station was so big that no one had noticed how Phantom Kid had gotten in. Additionally, the other party had put the teaser letter under his nose, while George was unaware of it.
Is this the second time, or the third time, that Phantom Kid belittled the NYPD?
In the face of George’s roar, no one felt dissatisfied, and everyone held their breath as if they had been punched hard in the chest.
As long as they are given a chance, they will do everything in their power to arrest Phantom Kid.
No one knew that Mathison was among the police officers at this time. After all, there was no better identity than a police officer when he breached the police station.
The old curator didn’t want to publish his notice, so he had to come to George himself.
And the identity of the police officer is also convenient for subsequent actions.
George picked up the notice letter so everyone could see it.
“Kid’s preview this time is not difficult to guess. Frigga’s Day refers to Friday, which is tomorrow. The Pink Lion should be the famous Pink Lion Diamond.”
“Although he didn’t mention where he would be present, and we haven’t received any report from the museum, it’s fine. as long as we check where the diamond is currently stored.”
George squinted and glanced around among his subordinates.
“Phantom Kid actually released information so frankly, which is undoubtedly a contempt to the New York Police Department!”
As soon as his words fell, the police officers present showed anger.
“Since Kid looks down on us so much, we must succeed in arresting him this time!”
It didn’t take long for dozens of police cars to surround the small museum where the Pink Lion diamond was kept.
In the air, dozens of police helicopters circled back and forth.
The size of the museum is not large, and these helicopters covered almost the entire sky above the museum.
It is impossible for Phantom Kid to sneak in or escape from the roof of the museum.
Dozens of police cars were connected end to end at very small intervals, surrounding the museum, and a large number of police officers were also deployed in several blocks around it.
There were even countless plainclothes police officers mixed in with the visitors in batches, waiting to give Phantom Kid the final blow.
“Sir, the director of the museum refuses to allow us to assist with security.”
The plainclothes infiltration operation was quite successful, but when George negotiated with the museum’s director, he was met with non-cooperation.
“What did you say?”
George passed the reporting subordinates and stood in front of the curator with a dark expression. He didn’t look pleased.
“You… you have no search warrant… no authority… no authority to interfere with the normal operation of the museum.”
Shocked by George’s aura, the curator stuttered.
“Look at this is for yourself! It’s a notice letter from Phantom Kid! International A-level wanted criminal! He will come here tomorrow night to steal the Pink Lion Diamond. We are here to arrest him. Are you going to hinder the police from handling the case?”
As soon as George’s voice sounded, the surrounding police officers pulled out their guns one by one and looked at the curator murderously.
When the federal police handle cases, they never pay attention to serving the people, and those who dare to obstruct the handling of cases will be regarded as accomplices!
The curator swallowed a mouthful of saliva, but still said bravely, “No! I have never received any notice letters here. Who knows if you have deliberately made up a fake notice letter?”
“It’s not like the NYPD hasn’t been doing this kind of thing recently!”
“Don’t forget, you’re spending taxpayer money!”
Beside the curator, Jackie Chan’s eyelids jumped.
He didn’t expect the curator to deny the existence of the notice letter, this guy is even more foolish than Jade!
When George heard this, he became angry. Someone sneaked into the New York Police Department without his knowledge and hid a notice letter under his cup of coffee, escaping the sight of all people and monitors.
Is this something normal people can do?
Those who can do it won’t act in the name of Kid, so it is a probability of 100% that the notice letter was sent by Kid.
Phantom Kid’s notice letter will definitely be sent to the target he is eyeing first, and the police station is usually the second.
And Mr curator in front of him is telling him that he didn’t receive Kid’s notice, what a load of crap!
But he had to admit that what the curator said was not unreasonable.
Being able to run a medium-sized museum alone shows that this curator has a certain amount of capital.
Although George is not afraid, it is always trouble, and it is best to let the curator “open up” by himself.
So George asked “friendly”.
“Mr. Curator, please think again, Kid’s notice must be somewhere in the museum, right?”
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