MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Six friends spruced up in fake blood and tattered clothing were arrested in downtown Minneapolis on suspicion of toting “simulated weapons of mass destruction.”

Police said the group were allegedly carrying bags with wires sticking out, making it look like a bomb, while meandering and dancing to music as part of a “zombie dance party” Saturday night.

“They were arrested for behavior that was suspicious and disturbing,” said Lt. Gregory Reinhardt, a police spokesman. Police also said the group was uncooperative and intimidated people with their “ghoulish” makeup.

Full article here.  As if I’m not already scared of the real thing, these knuckleheads have to go around pretending to be zombies.

I guess the silver lining here is that they were easily outed as fakes.  Real zombies are not merely “uncooperative” — they are terrifying cannibals.  What I wouldn’t give if real zombies were merely uncooperative.