Six tangerine trees stolen out of Winter Haven

4:24 PM, Feb 11, 2013   |    comments
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Winter Haven, Florida -- Winter Haven Police are asking for the public's help locating the person or persons responsible for stealing six seedless tangerine trees sometime over the past week.

Police say on Feb. 9 around 2:15 p.m., the victim discovered the six trees, valued at $1,000, were missing from property located along Hwy 653 in Winter Haven.

The trees, which are a special variety not normally found in this area, were planted in a location surrounded by other groves and vacant land, only accessible by four-wheel drive or specialty vehicles.  The last time the trees were seen on the property was on the afternoon of Feb. 3.

Anyone with information on this case or who can help police in locating the missing trees is asked to contact the Winter Haven Police Department at 863-291-5858. Callers can remain anonymous.

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