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Photos: The newspaper-stealing fox has returned

A fox with a propensity for stealing newspapers — the Washington Post specifically — has returned to the residential neighborhoods of North Arlington.

“Just spotted this fox holding a newspaper on Williamsburg Blvd headed toward Harrison Street in 22207,” a resident, Ali N., told ARLnow this morning.

That’s near last June’s newspaper-stealing fox sighting in the Rock Spring neighborhood, and not far from a similar spotting five days ago.

“If you’re missing your newspaper and live on [the 4900 block of] Old Dominion [Drive], a very foxy thief is the culprit,” wrote a Yorktown resident who posted a photo of a Washington Post in his or her jaws. “Had a good laugh watching him proudly escape the crime scene with the bounty in hand, errrr mouth.”

Another Nextdoor post from last month holds a potential clue as to why the fox is stealing newspapers. A resident in the nearby Williamsburg and East Falls Church area posted that a fox had four kits under their shed.

“Some mornings, the kids/kits use front porch as a playground,” the resident wrote in a post that was accompanied by a video of the little ones scurrying about the porch.

The original video from last year’s foxy newspaper theft is below.

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