Residents of a city in the US state of New Jersey were surprised to find 230 kilograms of pasta near a stream in the woods last week, under mysterious circumstances.
The incident captured the attention of the local authorities, and spectators rushed to document the photos on social media platforms.
According to the New York Times, Himanshu Shah, a town official, said in an email that the local public works department found “what appears to be 15 loads of noodles dumped illegally along a creek in a residential neighborhood.”
Nina Guschnowitz, who previously ran for council membership in the town and posted pictures of piles of noodles dumped by the water table, said that the place was often intended for those who wanted to dump old furniture and building materials, but this time someone thought it was a suitable place to leave approximately 300 to 500 pounds. A pound of pasta.