Fla. police arrest pair connected to the theft of a skunk from a pet store

Pair charged with stealing skunk from pet store

SARASOTA, Fla. — Authorities arrested two people connected to the theft of a baby skunk from a pet store. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office reported that the skunk was stolen Wednesday from Animal Crackers Pet Store. The animal was valued at $400.

Deputies said they arrested 21-year-old man on Thursday when he tried to return the skunk to the store. Deputies also picked up 20-year-old woman while she was at work.

The man, who deputies said actually stole the skunk, was charged with grand theft, and the woman was charged with accessory to grand theft.


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