• Less than an hour after offering beer reward, Unknown Brewing gets stolen van back

    By: Ann Smajstrla, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A North Carolina brewery offered beer as a reward for the return of a stolen van -- and said they got the van back less than an hour later.

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    The Unknown Brewing Company posted Monday afternoon to Facebook that three unknown people had stolen one of their vans early that morning.

    “Whoever finds it, Brad (the owner) will buy you a keg party!” the post said.

    At 1:45 p.m. the brewery posted that the van had been found, and credited its discovery to a woman named Caroline Klimowski. She has posted a photo of the van to her Instagram.


    @unknownbrewing found the van !

    A post shared by Caroline Klimowski (@carolineeeefaith) on

    “Over 15 people called in with tips and it (the van) was located in 42 minutes!” the brewery said. “@carolineeeefaith you get a keg party on us.”

    Further details, like whether the brewery contacted police, are unknown.

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