Thieves Kick Off Spooky Season with a $250 Pumpkin Heist
- by Chandler James
BENTONVILLE, AR - October just started, and the pumpkin thieves have already begun to crawl out of hibernation. Their first target? A humble pumpkin patch in Arkansas called Hale’s Fall Harvest. On Saturday morning, two women suspected of the crime managed to make off with about $250 worth of pumpkins.
4029 News reported the crime this morning, citing a post made on Hale’s Facebook page. The source got in contact with Bentonville police in order to collect the details of the crime. Police stated that the women can be seen taking trips back and forth to their SUV, loading it up with the pumpkins. While there aren’t any clues as to who the women are or where they fled, officials and community advocates have taken up arms to track them down.
As much as we hate it, the season for pumpkin thievery is upon us. So, keep reading AndNowUKnow to stay up to date.