70 chicks stolen, then returned to Rhode Island farm


HOPKINTON, R.I. (AP) — A flock of 70 chicks has safely returned to roost at a Rhode Island farm.

WLNE-TV (http://bit.ly/2prlPJB ) reports that $300 worth of chicks and equipment needed to care for them was stolen from Simplicity Farms in Hopkinton.

Owner Lynn Rubin had called the police and shared information about the theft on Facebook. Rubin says many local residents shared the Facebook post.

She says people "were just offended as I was" that someone would steal the birds.

Rubin says one resident tipped off police after hearing a young man was keeping chicks in his garage.

An officer re...

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