Healthy heist: Two Israeli men arrested for avocado theft

The band of avocado robbers allegedly stole tons of avocados.

February 19, 2018 17:02
Healthy heist: Two Israeli men arrested for avocado theft

Avocados are pictured as volunteers from a culinary school attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest serving of guacamole in Concepcion de Buenos Aires, Jalisco, Mexico September 3, 2017. (photo credit: FERNANDO CARRANZA / REUTERS)


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Israeli police arrested two men on Monday for alleged avocado theft.

On Sunday, four men were arrested. Among the four, one was supposedly the ringleader and one was the buyer of the stolen avocados.

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The two arrested on Monday reside in the village of Sheikh Danun in northern Israel.

The thieves allegedly stole tons of avocados, with each ton of avocado being worth around NIS 15,000 [roughly $4,267].

Most of the stolen fruit was from Kibbutz Kabri.  

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