Men in full-body spandex outfits startle people in Woodbury

Three men appeared around Woodbury covered head-to-toe in spandex outfits, but were hardly greeted like superheroes. In fact, police had to talk with the men to say "they were freaking people out."
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Three men appeared around Woodbury covered head-to-toe in spandex outfits, but were hardly greeted like superheroes. In fact, police had to talk with the men to say "they were freaking people out."

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