Venezuelans now stealing food from school cafeterias as scarcity spreads

- With the food shortage seriously escalating over the last few months in Venezuela, criminals have thought out a new place to steal from: public schools.

In the past two months, the National Federation of Parents (Fenasopadres) received more than 25 reports of break-ins in schools around the country in which thieves took non-perishable food items from the pantries.

The thieves come after dark and the robbery is usually discovered the next morning, which means no food for hundreds of kids that day – or perhaps that week.

“Most schools don’t have any kind of surveillance despite the many requests we have made to the authorities,” Alexander Ramírez, a representative of Fenasopadres, told Fox News Latino.

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