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’Batkid’ fighting crime in San Francisco

  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, right, walks with Batman before saving a damsel in distress in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.  San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, right, walks with Batman before saving a damsel in distress in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, second from left, exits the Batmobile with Batman to save a damsel in distress in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.  San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, second from left, exits the Batmobile with Batman to save a damsel in distress in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • This undated image released by Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area, shows five-year-old Miles Scott dressed as batman.  With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the city of San Francisco, 5-year-old Miles Scott, aka Batkid, will rescue a woman from cable car tracks and capture the evil Riddler as he robs a downtown bank. Miles, who lives in Tulelake in far Northern California, was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, ended treatments in June and is in remission. (AP Photo/Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area)

    This undated image released by Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area, shows five-year-old Miles Scott dressed as batman. With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the city of San Francisco, 5-year-old Miles Scott, aka Batkid, will rescue a woman from cable car tracks and capture the evil Riddler as he robs a downtown bank. Miles, who lives in Tulelake in far Northern California, was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, ended treatments in June and is in remission. (AP Photo/Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area)

  • Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid,  rescues a damsel in distress  in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

    Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid, rescues a damsel in distress in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, center, walks with Batman to save a damsel in distress on the Cable Car line in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.  San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, center, walks with Batman to save a damsel in distress on the Cable Car line in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid, waits in a Lamborghini "Batmobile" as he and Batman get ready to stop a bank robbery in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says.   (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

    Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid, waits in a Lamborghini "Batmobile" as he and Batman get ready to stop a bank robbery in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

  • Batman assists Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid, as he prepares to save a damsel in distress in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day.  (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

    Batman assists Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid, as he prepares to save a damsel in distress in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

  • Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid, follows Batman as they go to rescue a damsel in distress in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says.  (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

    Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid, follows Batman as they go to rescue a damsel in distress in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

  • A San Francisco Police Officer with a Batkid sign on his bike waits for the arrival of Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    A San Francisco Police Officer with a Batkid sign on his bike waits for the arrival of Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • Miles Scott, 5, is cheered by the crowd at City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

    Miles Scott, 5, is cheered by the crowd at City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

  • John Ewing waits outside of City Hall for the Batkid, Miles Scott, 5, to make an appearance at a rally in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

    John Ewing waits outside of City Hall for the Batkid, Miles Scott, 5, to make an appearance at a rally in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

  • This Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 image released by the San Francisco Chronicle shows a front page of the Gotham City Chronicle to honor Miles Scott, as Batkid. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/San Francisco Chronicle)

    This Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 image released by the San Francisco Chronicle shows a front page of the Gotham City Chronicle to honor Miles Scott, as Batkid. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/San Francisco Chronicle)

  • The crowds cheer for Batkid, Miles Scott, 5, as he arrives at City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

    The crowds cheer for Batkid, Miles Scott, 5, as he arrives at City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

  • Batkid, Miles Scott, 5, is greeted as he arrives at City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

    Batkid, Miles Scott, 5, is greeted as he arrives at City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

  • Miles Scott, as Batkid, right facing, gets hugged by San Francisco Giants mascot after Batkid and Batman rescued him from the Penguin, left, at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Miles Scott, as Batkid, right facing, gets hugged by San Francisco Giants mascot after Batkid and Batman rescued him from the Penguin, left, at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, foreground, walks with Batman as they look for the Penguin at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, foreground, walks with Batman as they look for the Penguin at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • Miles Scott, as Batkid, center right, rescues San Francisco Giants mascot after being kidnapped by the Penguin at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Miles Scott, as Batkid, center right, rescues San Francisco Giants mascot after being kidnapped by the Penguin at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • The crowd cheers as Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid, as he rides inside the Batmobile in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

    The crowd cheers as Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid, as he rides inside the Batmobile in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)

  • A crowd holds up signs for Miles Scott, as Batkid, at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    A crowd holds up signs for Miles Scott, as Batkid, at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, stands next to Batman as he receives the key to the city from San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, left, at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, stands next to Batman as he receives the key to the city from San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, left, at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, bottom right, smiles at a rally outside of City Hall with his parents, Natalie and Nick, and San Francisco Police Chief Joanne Hayes-White in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, bottom right, smiles at a rally outside of City Hall with his parents, Natalie and Nick, and San Francisco Police Chief Joanne Hayes-White in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, right, walks with Batman as they look for the Penguin at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, right, walks with Batman as they look for the Penguin at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, hugs his father Nick at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, hugs his father Nick at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, second from left, raises his arm next to Batman at a rally outside of City Hall with Mayor Ed Lee, left, and his mother Natalie Scott in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, second from left, raises his arm next to Batman at a rally outside of City Hall with Mayor Ed Lee, left, and his mother Natalie Scott in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • The scoreboard at AT&T Park displays a sign for Miles Scott, as Batkid, as the Penguin, bottom left, kidnaps San Francisco Giants mascot Lou Seal in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    The scoreboard at AT&T Park displays a sign for Miles Scott, as Batkid, as the Penguin, bottom left, kidnaps San Francisco Giants mascot Lou Seal in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, right, walks with Batman before saving a damsel in distress in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.  San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, second from left, exits the Batmobile with Batman to save a damsel in distress in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.  San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • This undated image released by Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area, shows five-year-old Miles Scott dressed as batman.  With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the city of San Francisco, 5-year-old Miles Scott, aka Batkid, will rescue a woman from cable car tracks and capture the evil Riddler as he robs a downtown bank. Miles, who lives in Tulelake in far Northern California, was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, ended treatments in June and is in remission. (AP Photo/Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area)
  • Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid,  rescues a damsel in distress  in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)
  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, center, walks with Batman to save a damsel in distress on the Cable Car line in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.  San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid, waits in a Lamborghini "Batmobile" as he and Batman get ready to stop a bank robbery in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says.   (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)
  • Batman assists Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid, as he prepares to save a damsel in distress in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day.  (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)
  • Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid, follows Batman as they go to rescue a damsel in distress in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says.  (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)
  • A San Francisco Police Officer with a Batkid sign on his bike waits for the arrival of Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Northern California, was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • Miles Scott, 5, is cheered by the crowd at City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)
  • John Ewing waits outside of City Hall for the Batkid, Miles Scott, 5, to make an appearance at a rally in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)
  • This Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 image released by the San Francisco Chronicle shows a front page of the Gotham City Chronicle to honor Miles Scott, as Batkid. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/San Francisco Chronicle)
  • The crowds cheer for Batkid, Miles Scott, 5, as he arrives at City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)
  • Batkid, Miles Scott, 5, is greeted as he arrives at City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)
  • Miles Scott, as Batkid, right facing, gets hugged by San Francisco Giants mascot after Batkid and Batman rescued him from the Penguin, left, at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, foreground, walks with Batman as they look for the Penguin at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • Miles Scott, as Batkid, center right, rescues San Francisco Giants mascot after being kidnapped by the Penguin at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • The crowd cheers as Miles Scott, 5, dressed as Batkid, as he rides inside the Batmobile in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman. To celebrate the end of this treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Gary Reyes)
  • A crowd holds up signs for Miles Scott, as Batkid, at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, stands next to Batman as he receives the key to the city from San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, left, at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, bottom right, smiles at a rally outside of City Hall with his parents, Natalie and Nick, and San Francisco Police Chief Joanne Hayes-White in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, right, walks with Batman as they look for the Penguin at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, hugs his father Nick at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, second from left, raises his arm next to Batman at a rally outside of City Hall with Mayor Ed Lee, left, and his mother Natalie Scott in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says. He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old, finished treatment in June and is now in remission, KGO-TV reported. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • The scoreboard at AT&T Park displays a sign for Miles Scott, as Batkid, as the Penguin, bottom left, kidnaps San Francisco Giants mascot Lou Seal in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Scott was called into service on Friday morning by San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to help fight crime, as San Francisco turned into Gotham City as city officials helped fulfill the 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be "Batkid," The Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation says.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Dressed in a black Batman costume, his fists clenched as he took on foe after foe around San Francisco, a 5-year-old boy who has battled leukemia for years fulfilled his wish yesterday to be his favorite superhero.

In the process, Miles Scott became a darling of social media and attracted thousands of fans across the country, including the White House.

“When you have an illness, it’s very important to know you have a support system,” said Gina Futrell, a 51-year-old with multiple sclerosis, who was among a large crowd gathered at Union Square for a chance to see the “Batkid” in action. “I have an extremely strong support system, and I hope he does too. He’s such a little hero.”

Batkid was called into service by police Chief Greg Suhr and spent the day zooming from one “crime scene” to the next. Accompanied by an adult Batman impersonator, Batkid rescued a damsel in distress from cable car tracks, captured the Riddler as he robbed a bank and saved the San Francisco Giants mascot – Lou Seal – from the Penguin’s clutches.

Miles was able to fulfill his wish through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the city and volunteers who stepped forward to help. He was diagnosed three years ago, underwent chemotherapy treatment and is now in remission.

Batkid had a police escort worthy of a dignitary as he sped around the city in a black Lamborghini with a Batman decal, with officers blocking traffic and riding alongside him on motorcycles. The White House sent out a tweet encouraging Batkid to “Go get ‘em!” In a video recording, President Obama said, “Way to go, Miles! Way to save Gotham!”

The crowds grew after each stop, reaching into the thousands by the time Miles got to Union Square for lunch at the Burger Bar atop Macy’s. Spectators climbed trees and clambered up lampposts, and the police and organizers struggled to keep a path open for the motorcade, which drove past onlookers lining the streets six deep for several blocks.

At Batkid’s stop in the city’s Russian Hill neighborhood, a woman sat on the cable car tracks in a dress and thigh-high black boots. She had a handkerchief around her mouth, and her hands were bound behind her back.

Batman and Batkid sprang into action, with the aid of a trampoline, as the crowd roared. They rescued the woman and disabled a plastic replica bomb she was tied to.

The two masked superheroes then took off to nab the Riddler as he robbed a downtown bank. They later jetted to the Penguin’s kidnapping of Lou Seal.

The 5-year-old at first seemed overwhelmed by the outpouring, quietly working through each scenario with clenched fists and tight lips amid delirious chants of “bat kid, bat kid.” But by the time he reached San Francisco’s city hall to receive a key to the city in front of an estimated 10,000 people, Miles was all smiles and bravado.

Though he didn’t address the crowd, he raised his fist twice and wore a grin as he was feted with chocolate, an FBI “raid jacket” and a San Francisco Police Department cap. A clothing company donated $10,000 to Miles’s family, and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee proclaimed Nov. 15 to be “Batkid Day Forever.”

U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag unveiled an “indictment” charging the Penguin and Riddler with conspiracy as the crowd that stretched for blocks roared with delight.

Miles’s father, Nick Scott, was asked what the boy liked best about Batman. “The cape, I guess,” he said.

The father thanked the crowd, organizers and the city for showing his son a good time.

“This is closure for us,” Nick Scott said. “It has been a hard three years.”

Miles, who lives in Tulelake in far northern California, didn’t know what was in store for him and thought he was in San Francisco just to get a Batman costume so he could dress like his favorite superhero.

He was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old and ended treatments in June.

Make-A-Wish has fulfilled similar wishes across the country. In Anaheim, a child became Batman’s sidekick, Robin; and in Seattle a child was a secret agent, said Jen Wilson, a spokeswoman for the local organization.

The San Francisco Chronicle, KGO-TV and thousands of volunteers participated in the event. At Union Square, the Chronicle distributed hundreds of copies of special-edition Gotham City Chronicle newspapers with the headline “Batkid Saves City.”

“This is off-the-hook, San Francisco,” Suhr said.

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