Niblet has been reading the newspaper lately but I think I may stop giving it to him because he practically did a backflip when he read this story:
Teen charged with stealing bunny, trying to extort moneyOHMIGOD--"neither a borrower nor a lender be," indeed! Oh dear. Throw the book at this psycho!
By Associated Press
March 12, 2008 9:06 AM
PORTLAND, Maine - A Portland teen has been charged with stealing a pet bunny and trying to extort money from the bunny's owner.
The 17-year old, who's being held at the Long Creek Youth Development Center, is accused of breaking into another teen's apartment and stealing the gray pygmy rabbit. Police say he then telephoned the rabbit's owner demanding repayment of a $100 debt [WTF!] or else the rabbit would be hurt.
Police Lt. Tony Ward says officers recovered the rabbit in good condition.
They charged the 17-year-old with burglary and theft in connection with the break-in.
The juvenile is also charged with robbery, assault and terrorizing following a confrontation last Friday in which he allegedly stole another teen's skateboard, backpack and pocket money.