VENTURA (CBSLA.com) — St. Patrick’s Day parade organizers tell CBS2/KCAL9 that Sham Hock, the giant inflatable green pig that was stolen last week, has been recovered.
Sham Hock has been a constant presence at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ventura for 25 years.READ MORE: Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI After Colliding With 2 Pedestrians At Gas Station In Highland Park
He was stolen from in front of a Ventura storage facility.
Sham Hock was reportedly found Tuesday, in a crate, on Ventura Boulevard in Ventura.READ MORE: Bob Dole, Who Overcame Severe WWII Wounds To Lead Senate GOP And Run For President, Dies At 98
Organizers are still sty-mied about who stole the pig but they suspect pranksters.
The parade organizers said they were happy to recover Sham Hock just in time for the annual parade.MORE NEWS: Inside SoCal: 12/5 Wrap-Up