January 4, 2014
Synopsis of this alert
This offers new details on an unclaimed mink release from 2009. This incident
had been previously reported, but very few details were available until now.
According to this report, mink were released within the fence, and presumably
all were recaptured.
"FCUSA Security Alert
September 8, 2009
Attempted Attack on Mink Farm
Sunday, 9:30 pm, September 6, 2009, Richmond Minnesota - The Lang Farm reported
spotting trespassers on the farm, police chased them and heard them jump the
fence, moving through the brush around the farm (wearing night vision goggles?).
No holes cut in fence but mink lose in and out of the mink yard (less than 50).
Farmers urged to remain alert as this was obviously an attempt to release
the mink and often such events happen to several farms wthin a week, all within
driving distance of each other."