Thieves make off with 9 tons of crab in Central Florida
Stolen crab worth more than $250,000
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – Several Central Florida bandits with a taste for seafood made off with about 18,000 pounds of crab.
According to investigators, an employee at a fish market in Winter Haven purposely left a door unlocked, allowing two masked men to use a forklift to grab pallet after pallet of frozen crabs.
The pair then loaded the frozen crustaceans into the back of a semi-truck and took off.
According to the market manager, the thieves got away with about $271,000 worth of crab.
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