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Polygamous ‘ninjas’ allegedly break into home, owners hold them until police arrive

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Posted at 12:01 PM, Sep 19, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-19 16:04:45-04

WEST JORDAN, Utah – Residents were able to hold two women dressed as ninjas who allegedly broke into a West Jordan until police arrived.

West Jordan Police Sgt. Dan Roberts said officers were called to a home near 9300 S. and Copper Ln. just before 4 a.m. Friday.

Authorities said they found the homeowners restraining an 18-year-old woman and a 20-year-old woman, who were dressed as ninjas, they claim broke into their home armed with knives and stun guns.

Police said the women are accused of attacking a person who was awake in the house.

The struggle woke the other residents who then were able to contain the suspects until officers arrived.

Sgt. Roberts said the ninja invaders claim to be married to a man who is in jail awaiting trial for sexually abusing a family member who lives in the West Jordan home.

Police said the women have not been booked into jail at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.