Citrus crime — the scourge of Seville.
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“Step out of the car sir. Are you aware you were driving well over the seed limit? Also your car is full of oranges.”

Police in Seville, Spain, apprehended five suspects on Friday for allegedly stealing 4,000 kilos of oranges.

Police stopped the vehicles when they noticed three cars driving very close together, according to local media.

The five people arrested claimed they had picked the fruits themselves, but police learned a ship docked in the nearby town of Carmona had reported the stolen fruit hours before the arrests took place.

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