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Police: ‘Ventriloquist’ used puppet to harass Short Pump shoppers

Posted at 10:40 PM, Sep 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-04 06:40:00-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Henrico Police were called to Kay Jewelers at Short Pump Town Center on Monday to investigate a man accused of disturbing the peace.

The man, according to witnesses, was yelling profanities at shoppers.

But the man was not alone.

According to witnesses, the man was acting like a ventriloquist -- using a puppet -- to yell at shoppers.

The man and his puppet left the property before police arrived, so no charges were filed.

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