Carnival worker is found asleep surrounded by smashed pumpkins after destroying a vegetable display in bizarre rampage at an exhibition hall
- A 25-year-old was charged with break and enter after a rampage in regional NSW
- He broke into Inverell Showgrounds and smashed a pumpkin display
- The vegetables are part of an exhibition starting on Friday and some were eaten
A carnival worker has been arrested after falling asleep among the smashed pumpkins and smeared vegetables he left behind during a rampage in an exhibition hall at a regional NSW show.
The 25-year-old broke into the hall at the Inverell Showgrounds, smashed up the pumpkins and smeared other vegetables that were part of the exhibition across the walls and floor.
Some of the vegetables were also eaten.
The man was found asleep surrounded by the pumpkins and has been charged with break and enter and committing a serious indictable offence.
A 25-year-old was charged with break and enter after a rampage through displayed vegetables in Inverell Showgrounds in regional NSW. Pictured: The Inverell Show in 2016
Police said members of the 150-year-old Inverell Show Society who open their show on Friday were at the showground about 7am on Thursday when they saw the exhibition hall doors open and discovered the man and the vandalism.
The man was arrested and appeared in court on Thursday where he pleaded guilty to the offence.
He was sentenced to a nine month intensive corrections order.