The city of Plainview, Ark., received’t let a candy-loving thief smash its Easter plans.
Neighborhood members and native organizations are donating sweet for the city’s annual Easter egg hunt after a big stash of sweets supposed for the hunt was stolen solely days earlier than Saturday’s occasion.
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“I imply, it’s kinda just like the Grinch who stole Christmas, besides it’s the Grinch who stole Easter,” mentioned native enterprise proprietor Dixie Gossett, in response to Fox 16.
Police in Yell County say the sweet, which was being saved inside an old style constructing, disappeared following a break-in earlier this week.
Legislation enforcement officers weren’t instantly in a position to remark additional for Fox Information. As of Thursday, they’d not had any leads.
Within the meantime, folks from throughout the city have reportedly donated luggage and luggage of sweets to ensure Saturday’s Easter egg hunt will nonetheless happen.
The native chapter of the Masonic Lodge, too, felt it was solely proper to assist replenish the inventory for the sake of the youngsters, in response to Sheriff’s Deputy Tim Starr, who can also be a member of that chapter.
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With donations pouring in, the hunt stays scheduled for 11 a.m. this Saturday.
“No matter must be performed often will get performed,” Gossett mentioned of the Plainview neighborhood.