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Photo: Wyoming Police Department
Photo: Wyoming Police Department

Police set 'trap' for 4/20 celebrants

Police in Minnesota are going viral for a joke they posted to the police department’s Twitter account.

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The Wyoming Police Department posted a picture of one of its officers holding a large net next to a "trap" set for those celebrating April 20 by partaking in marijuana illegally.

On April 20 – or 4/20 – marijuana advocates around the world gather to celebrate, in a variety of ways, the cannabis plant.

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The trap is made up of junk food, like Doritos and Cheetos, Mountain Dew soda and a pair of video games. 

Police ended the post with #Happy420. 

Reporter Debbie Lord contributed to this report.

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