600 Pumpkins Stolen From Long Island Farm

Stolen Pumpkins Are Reportedly Worth $4,200 Altogether

CALVERTON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police this weekend were searching for the suspects who stole hundreds of pumpkins from a farm on Long Island.

As WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported, there are over four acres of pumpkins available to be picked by visitors at Rottkamp’s Fox Hollow Farm, at 2287 Sound Ave. in Calverton. There are also another 36 acres where pumpkins are grown on the farm.

Police said the suspects got onto the property and stole about 600 pumpkins.

Authorities said the pumpkins are worth about $4,200 in total.

The Rottkamp family has owned the farm since 1967, according to a Newsday report.

Anyone with information was asked to call Riverhead police, at (631) 727-4500.

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