The Ravenna Police Department recently issued a warning via Facebook. The Ohio PD wants residents to watch out for a “highly addictive substance” that’s about to hit the town’s streets—and it’s probably not what you think it is.

So what exactly do the Ravenna police want town citizens to stay on the lookout for? Hint: the addictive “substance” also goes by several names, including Thin Mints, S’mores and Lemonades!

The too-cute, and now-viral, post warns residents about items that are, “Distributed by strong, smart, fearless young women who will lure you in with their story and get you hooked.” If you have any doubts about the highly addictive nature of this substance (a.k.a. Girl Scout cookies), the PD added, “We know many people think I will just get one box. But one turns into two and two turns into five and the next thing you know you are hiding ‘Thin Mints’ in the freezer.”

Ravenna residents shouldn’t worry about their ability to resist the overly addictive items. If they do happen to buy a box (or a few), the police department also posted, “We want you to know we are here for you. We have set up a disposal location for these “cookies” at the police department. Just drop them off 24/7 and we will properly dispose of them for you.”

—Erica Loop

Featured photo: Marit and Toomas Hinnosaar via Flickr



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