Wyoming, MN police set up 'trap' aimed at pot smokers on 4/20

WYOMING, Minn. (WLS) -- A police department in Minnesota is getting a lot of attention for a humorous photo posted on Twitter on what's known as "Weed Day."

As you may know, April 20, or 4/20, corresponds with a numerical code for marijuana. You can read more about that here.

The Wyoming Police Department tweeted a staged picture showing a "trap" baited with munchies and video games - along with an officer ready to net any stoners who take the bait!

The caption reads: "Undercover #420 operations are in place. Discreet traps have been set up throughout the city today. #Happy420"

The post has been retweeted more than 96,000 times and liked more than 164,000 times as of Thursday afternoon.
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