On Tuesday, February 18th, thieves made off with a piece of Americana when they stole the iconic Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. The vehicle was stopped in a grocery store parking lot in the town of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, when the theft occurred.
The Wienermobile is a 27-foot-long hot dog-shaped vehicle that has been used to promote the Oscar Mayer brand since 1936. It is a beloved symbol of American culture and has been featured in movies, television shows, and even music videos.
The driver of the Wienermobile, who has not been identified, was unharmed during the incident. However, the thieves made off with a number of items, including a laptop, a cooler, and other promotional materials.
The Menomonee Falls Police Department is currently investigating the incident and is asking anyone with information to come forward. They believe that the theft was likely planned in advance, as the thieves were able to make off with the items quickly and without drawing attention to themselves.
The theft of the Wienermobile has been met with shock and sadness by many Americans. The vehicle is seen as a symbol of childhood innocence, and its theft has been interpreted as a sign of the times.
No matter who is responsible for the theft, it is clear that the iconic Wienermobile will be sorely missed. Oscar Mayer has not yet commented on the incident, but it is likely that they will take steps to ensure that the beloved vehicle is returned safely.