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Thieves steal 100-pound 'masterpiece' pumpkin from B.C. produce stand

A B.C. produce stand had an over-100-pound “masterpiece” pumpkin stolen from the front of the business.

 This massive 100-pound pumpkin was stolen from an Oliver, B.C. produce stand. Photo: Parmjeet Dhaliwal / Oliver LoopPhoto: Parmjeet Dhaliwal / Oliver Loop

A South Okanagan produce stand was hit by thieves Sunday evening.

Sunview Market at 5497 Highway 97 in Oliver had an over-100-pound “masterpiece” pumpkin stolen from the front of the business, according to a Facebook post from owner Parmjeet Dhaliwal.

“It’s a shame! Second time it’s happened,” her post said, adding they had plans to have the pumpkin carved.

 Surveillance video footage of the pumpkin theft. Photo: Parmjeet Dhaliwal / Oliver LoopSurveillance video footage of the pumpkin theft. Photo: Parmjeet Dhaliwal / Oliver Loop

According to surveillance images, it appears to thieves made off with the pumpkin at around 8:20 p.m. on Sunday.