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50 old TVs mysteriously appear on neighborhood's porches

4 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Tuesday, August 13 2019 Aug 13, 2019 August 13, 2019 2:09 PM August 13, 2019 in News
Source: Associated Press
Photo: WTVR
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Police in Virginia say more than 50 television sets have been mysteriously placed on front porches in a neighborhood outside Richmond.
Henrico County police Lt. Matt Pecka said residents found older model televisions outside their front doors Sunday morning. He told the Richmond Times-Dispatch that video from one doorbell camera showed a person wearing TV-shaped headgear while dropping off a TV set.
Police believe that more than one person is responsible. A similar incident occurred in a nearby neighborhood last year.
It's unclear if the incident is a crime. Pecka said that dropping off the televisions on front porches is "at most" illegal dumping.
Most of the TVs will be recycled. But a couple residents indicated they would keep their televisions for now.

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