Would-be thieves chased from Orwell orchard

ORWELL — Vermont State Police are asking for the public’s help in finding two men who attempted to steal goods from an orchard in Orwell on Wednesday afternoon.
At 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28, troopers responded to a report of a burglary in progress at the Ochs apple orchard on Sanford Road in Orwell. Workers said they encountered two males that had started to pile up goods both outside and inside of the apple warehouse. The two males took off on foot once the workers confronted them and ordered them to stop.
State police responded and a K-9 track was started in an attempt to locate the two males.
The troopers determined that the two males were picked up by a vehicle that was seen circling the area.
Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to contact state police at 802-388-4919. Information can also be submitted online at www.vtips.info or by texting “CRIMES” (274637) to Keyword: VTIPS.

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