Suspects Wanted in Freddy Krueger Prop Theft

Krueger was beheaded during the incident

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    Claiming it was a "Nightmare on Third Avenue" would make the situation relatively funny, however Chula Vista police aren't joking about finding the suspects who robbed an insurance agency of a Freddy Krueger prop Wednesday night.

    The mechanical prop was taken from an Insurance 4 Less located on Third Avenue near Sea Vale Street, said Chula Vista police Lt. Scott Arsenault.

    At least two youths were seen fleeing from the scene in a dark-colored Cheverolet Suburan, Arsenault said.

    The burn-scarred head of prop fell off as it was being hustled into the car, Arsenault added.

    An employee on duty Saturday declined to give any comment on the incident.