Thieves are going after an unlikely target these days: laundry detergent!!

Law enforcement officials across the country are puzzled over a crime wave targeting an unlikely item: Tide laundry detergent.

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Theft of Tide is so rampant that authorities from New York to Oregon are keeping tabs on the soap spree, and some cities are setting up special task forces to try to stop the thieves.   Even some retailers like CVS are taking special security precautions to lock down the liquid.  So the next time you go to the store to buy your laundry detergent, you might find it under lock and key.