Charlotte brewery offers free beer for stolen van, it's found in 42 minutes


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WTHR) – A Charlotte brewery may have just broken an unofficial world record for fastest time locating a stolen vehicle.

The Charlotte-based brewing company called The Unknown posted a photo of their missing van on Facebook Monday, stating that someone had taken it.

"Well we guess people take live without boundaries serious. 3 fine individuals stole one of our vans early this AM. Please help us find it," the brewery wrote on Facebook.

The brewery also offered up a keg to whoever finds the vehicle or returns it.

In just 42 minutes, a woman named Caroline spotted the van parked along her street.

The brewery says more than 15 people called in with tips within the 42 minutes until it was found.