Grand theft avocado: Men steal €270,000 worth of avocados

Three men have been arrested in California after nearly €270,000 worth of avocados were stolen.

Avocado prices have surged recently due to a diminished crop and an increase in popularity.

Police believe the men were stealing and selling the fruit to unsuspecting customers for months.

Associated Press reports that the men have been charged with grand theft of fruit.

Detectives have been investigating since May.

KEYWORDS: avocado, theft, crime


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