Going Bananas in Fond-Du-Lac

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The Wisconsin town of Fond-Du-Lac has been the victim of theft. However, this was not your ordinary thief looking for money or jewels, but someone dressed in a gorilla suit, trying to nab a $50 USD Styrofoam banana.

The incident occurred on May 21, at about 12:30 AM when a masked marauder entered one of the Kwik Trip convenient stores. The 'gorilla' eyed its plunder: a giant banana, which was a part of a fruit display. However, the attempt was unsuccessful and it escaped in a white getaway car.

Not ready to give up, the banana bandit went to look for the faux over-sized banana at another Kwik Trip location down the road. The employee here was not ready to give up his decor so easily, even to a dangerous-looking gorilla, and tried to stop the bandit.

While he was unsuccessful at stopping the theft, he did manage to unmask the banana bandit, who it turns out, is a woman. While she hasn't been caught yet, Kwik Trip manager Marissa Erber who views the whole situation as hilarious, is planning to hang another Styrofoam banana as bait, just in case the 'gorilla' shows up again!

sources: fox11online.com,seattlepi.com

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27 Comments
  • andrel
    andrelover 6 years
    Bad monky >:D
    • meabout 7 years
      well that's.......weird xD
      • ikyra_marie
        ikyra_marieover 7 years
        that is sort of weird
        • yusuf120
          yusuf120about 8 years
          cool
          • yay123
            yay123over 8 years
            Cool Coo
            • RUBYabout 9 years
              I WISH THEY HAD A SOCCER ARTICLE I AM A SOCCER SUPER STAR!(JK)
              • andrel
                andrelover 6 years
                why are you talking about socer
              • lisaabout 9 years
                awesoe
                • alex22469
                  alex22469about 9 years
                  ill just take this banana here..... no big deal...... why are you staring at me like that????
                  • ravenabout 9 years
                    omg that is comedy
                    • cutie pie!over 9 years
                      OMG! i hate to be robed my a monkey!