Person with TV head dumps old television sets on doorsteps

Elias Hubbard
August 13, 2019

More than 50 residents in a Virginia neighborhood have woken up to find old box set televisions mysteriously placed on their porches overnight. One video, posted by NBC affiliate WSLS 10 on Monday, shows a mysterious man wearing what appears to be a DIY head covering resembling a monitor placing a vintage TV set on someone's front porch.

Then, he simply sets the TV down and walks away.

Just like Santa Claus, except this is the worst kind of Santa Claus because the TVs he leaves behind are old.

Residents in the Henrico County Hampshire neighborhood woke up to more than 60 old TVs at various homes Sunday morning.

Old CRT TVs mysteriously turning up on the front steps of a bunch of houses one morning in one neighbourhood in a town in the U.S. state of Virginia?

Michael Kroll, another neighbor, said, ' I thought my son brought it home, but apparently not.

The police department and county workers collected over 50 TVs so the residents would not have to take the televisions and pay $3 to dispose of them at the dump.

"They had way too much time on their hands if they had all these TVs and spread them all over the neighborhood", Kroll said.

One officer told WTVR-TV, ' At most this seems to be more an inconvenience to the community'. "I can't think of any technology or political point that would be valid here".

Home doorbell surveillance footage in Henrico County captured the freakish drop off, as the disguised prankster deposited old TVs to the neighborhood's front porches.

'It's summer, and people are getting ready to go back to school.

"He's committed to his trade, " said one lucky giftee of a 13-inch tube-style TV, Jim Brooksbank, to WTVR-TV.

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