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‘Crime-fighting’ robot taken off the street in San Francisco after its ‘clash’ with locals

SAN FRANCISCO: A security robot tasked with ‘keeping away’ homeless people from outside smart office buildings has been knocked over after torrent of complaints from the locals. The automated guard was hired by an animal charity in San Francisco to deal with growing amounts of crime related to people sleeping on the sidewalks. The K5's presence also angered the local community, who took to social media to complain. Reports claimed that a group doused its sensors with barbecue sauce, knocked it over and veiled it…