Would-be wa­ter­melon thieves are caught

China Daily (Canada) - - CHINA -

Five men in Hechuan district at­tempted to steal sev­eral watermelons val­ued at 120 yuan ($19) but were caught by the farm­ers, Chongqing Evening News re­ported on Thurs­day. On Mon­day, the men drove about 20 kilo­me­ters to farm­land in the car of a man sur­named Chang, 21, whose fam­ily is said to be wealthy. Chang later told the po­lice that he sim­ply felt bored and wanted to do some­thing ex­cit­ing.

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