There has been shock today in the policing world with the discovery that one of its top robotic detectives unknowingly allowed his niece and their dog to solve his cases.
The detective, who is known to hold the rank of Inspector, was a recipient of experimental robotic devices in his body (which include a helicopter hat, phone, extendable arm and roller skates) and had previously been regarded as an outstanding officer who never failed to solve a case until his niece stepped forward to reveal the truth.
"I didn't really have a problem with it at first" said the girl, whose name cannot be revealed for legal reasons; "It was actually quite fun, getting to play spy and my Uncle took me in when my parents died in a freak skiing accident so I wanted to pay him back. That's why me and our dog snuck along on his missions. But watching him constantly blunder through cases and mistaking the dog for an enemy agent again and again just got too much. I felt I had to come forward."
The police aren't alone in launching an investigation, as Social Services have also expressed massive concern over the girl's welfare. A representative commented "It seems this poor child was left home alone, possibly for days on end while he went off to solve cases. It's just unbelievable that so much taxpayers money went towards giving his imbecile so many gadgets. I mean, who needs skis in their shoes anyway? Anyway, we are taking this girl into care straight away. As for her dog, I imagine it'll be rehomed with a nice, normal family that don't chase it about threatening to arrest it."
Chief Quimby, who it has emerged was the superior officer of the inspector in question has said "To say we're deeply shocked is an understatement. To think, that time he stopped M.A.D. agents from robbing that art gallery, or when he solved the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle it was that young girl all the time."
Recent attempts to remove the officer from duty have been unsuccessful so far. "I handed him a letter explaining he was removed from duty" stated Quimby "...but he just told me he was on the case and threw the letter back where it exploded in my face."