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Impostor reported, removed by police

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- A full-time National Guardsman toting
two unloaded M16 assault rifles was allowed onto the Michigan
Stadium field before the Michigan-Michigan State football game.

Security officials allowed the man into the stadium, where more
than 113,000 people had gathered, because his weapons were empty
and no ammunition was found.

A member of the color guard reported the impostor, who was
escorted out by police.

Brown said the unidentified man was compliant, and told officers
he used his uniform as a ruse because he wanted to attend the Oct.
9 game but could not get a ticket.

Diane Brown, a spokeswoman for the university's department of
public safety, told WJBK-TV that school officials do not believe
anything was done "incorrectly or improperly by police in any of
the checkpoints."

Brown declined immediate comment when reached on Thursday.