Man Wearing Watermelon On Head During Robbery Arrested
With many stores and states requiring it, people are willing to use anything for a mask when they go shopping. Scarves, socks, sweatshirt sleeves, grocery bags; and that's just what I saw at Walmart last time I went. This guy fit right in during these uncertain times, until his behavior was different than the average shopper.
On Cinco de Mayo, two suspects walked into a Sheetz convenience store in Louisa, VA. wearing hollowed out watermelons on their head, and stole some liquor.
Only one suspect has been arrested as of this weekend; Justin Rogers, a 20 year old. He's being hit with a few charges:
- Wearing a Mask in Public While Committing Larceny
- Underage Possession of Alcohol
- Petit Larceny of Alcohol
Police are still trying to identify Rogers partner-in-crime.
Candice Wendt, who witnessed the incident had a few words about the matter.
I think it’s ridiculous. Innovative but ridiculous. The amount of work that you have to do to actually hollow-out a watermelon to stick it on your head, I think, is kind of crazy. Why? Why would they do that? It's so stupid.
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