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Police: Thief steals trout to be used in Berks County fishing event for handicap kids

Published On: May 11 2013 08:51:26 AM EDT   Updated On: May 11 2013 07:01:24 PM EDT

Berks Trout stolen

PIKE TWP., Pa. -

State Police in Berks County are trying to figure out who's responsible for stealing 170 trout that were to be used in a fishing event for handicap children.

Police say the fish were stolen from the site of the Handicap Kids Rodeo at 860 Hill Church Road in Pike Township.

Police say the Friday event was still held thanks to the local sportsmen association purchasing 200 fish.


Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is urged to contact the State Police Reading Station at 610-378-4011.