News of the Weird

Honor System


In the most recent instance of a store’s locks improperly working to give the appearance that a closed store was doing business, a Kroger supermarket in Goshen, Ind., was unintentionally wide-open on Thanksgiving eve — with no employees (but with 24-hour lighting, as usual). Patrolling police noted about a dozen customers were inside trying to use the self-checkout, but left quietly when told the store was closed. According to a police spokesperson, “[N]o one [attempted] to steal from the business.”

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