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Thu October 31, 2013
Graffiti Artist May Have Been Done In By Pumpkin
Originally published on Thu October 31, 2013 6:22 am
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep.
We hear of criminals who leave wallets or phones at the crime scene. That is exactly what a graffiti artist does every time - leaves behind some identifying mark. The trick is to escape any way. And there, a Colorado man fell short. Steamboat Springs police say the suspect tagged downtown properties. Might have been hard to find him except its Halloween, the local paper says police found a similar design on a pumpkin at the graffiti artist's home.
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