Batkid fighting crime with help from Make-A-Wish ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Ramin Talaie/Getty Images The Make-A-Wish Foundation and the city of San Francisco gave 5-year-old Miles Scott a day to be Batkid. ROBERT GALBRAITH/Reuters Miles, accompanied on Friday's adventures by an adult Batman impersonator, was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 18 months old and is now in remission. Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area via AP Miles thought he was in San Francisco just to get a Batman costume so he could dress like his favorite superhero, KGO-TV reported. Ramin Talaie/Getty Images Crowds gathered as they waited for Batkid to arrive at a former bank vault. Jeff Chiu/AP The first caper for Batkid was to rescue a damsel in distress. Gary Reyes/Bay Area News Group via AP The woman hugged Batkid after he and his partner rescued her and disabled a plastic replica bomb. STEPHEN LAM/Reuters The heroes then took off to catch the Riddler as he robbed a downtown bank. Jeff Chiu/AP Batkid saved the San Francisco Giants mascot, who was kidnapped by the Penguin, at AT&T Park. Jeff Chiu/AP Mayor Ed Lee (left) presented Batkid with a key to the city at a rally outside City Hall. ROBERT GALBRAITH/Reuters Batkid waved to the crowd from Batman's shoulders.