10/19/2013 09:56 am ET

Long Island Pumpkin Snatcher On The Loose After Swiping 600 Gourds

Late last month, the sleepy Long Island hamlet of Calverton was shaken by a most audacious crime: At some point during the wee hours between Sept. 27 and 30, a pack of brazen thieves descended on Rottkamp’s Fox Hollow Farm and made off with 600 pumpkins valued at about $4,200.

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