There are just some crimes in the world that make you scratch your head and ask “why?”
A $50 reward has been offered for any information leading to the safe return of a 14-foot tall skeleton that was removed from an Austin, Texas home’s lawn last Saturday.
Ring doorbell footage shows a large white SUV parked on the curb right next to the gargantuan decoration. A person gets out, pops the back hatch, and approaches the skeleton as if they are going to somehow get it to fit in their vehicle.
Clearly, this was a spur-of-the-moment crime, as someone who had thought about it for more than a minute would realize it would take a much larger vehicle to transport it.
14 foot Halloween Skeleton stolen in broad daylight from Texas home pic.twitter.com/4LPILuMQuk
— Dallas Texas TV (@DallasTexasTV) October 19, 2022
This must be the quietest neighborhood in America, because at no point did anyone walk by, look out the window or call the police to alert them that there is a skeleton stealer afoot. Unfortunately, the footage ends before we can figure out just how the bungling burglar made off with their ill-gotten bones.
While this crime is obviously a huge violation of the home owner’s privacy, as well as theft of their property, the comical element was not lost on social media:
nah i gotta see the rest
— Keanu Dice Clay (Pesto) (@Pestopublic) October 19, 2022
What in the pettiness is this
— Alex (@Iamalexsearl89) October 20, 2022
That’s a 12ft skeletonfrom Home Depot and he definitely broke the arms and maybe even the skull in the process. They aren’t that durable
— Ian (@Ianaggie) October 20, 2022
Calling BS on this one.
— Jim Rossman (@jimrossman) October 19, 2022
— #1 Cowboys Fan (@Ganderson007) October 20, 2022
I mean if you let somebody get away after what went down in this video you deserve to have your 14ft skeleton stolen
— Big Stanky (@Stankilator) October 19, 2022
Should not be to hard to find.
— 🇺🇸~Eric Alan~🇮🇱 (@chopper2424) October 19, 2022
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