Shortage in avocados sparks crime

A shortage of avocados has been blamed for increased crime in New Zealand. So far in 2016 there have been a reported 40 large thefts from orchards in the Pacific nation. According to the Guardian, criminals have been stealing up to 350 avocados at a time. The tree fruit is on the market for an astonishing £2 to £3.

Shortage in avocados sparks crime

A shortage of avocados has been blamed for increased crime in New Zealand.

So far in 2016 there have been a reported 40 large thefts from orchards in the Pacific nation.

According to the Guardian, criminals have been stealing up to 350 avocados at a time.

The tree fruit is on the market for an astonishing £2 to £3.

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