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Man allegedly stole $755 worth of melons

July 2, 2012 at 4:55 PM
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HOKOTA, Japan, July 2 (UPI) -- Police in Japan said they arrested a 69-year-old man accused of stealing $755 worth of melons from a farm.

Police said a CCTV camera recorded the man entering a greenhouse at the Hokota, Ibaraki Prefecture, farm twice June 26 to steal the 30 valuable melons, Japan Today reported Monday.

Investigators said they are looking into whether the man stole fruit from any other farms after 79 melons were recovered from his home.

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