City sues parking meter ‘Robin Hooders’

Posted at 5:47 AM, May 15, 2013

According to the Union Leader, the city of Keene, New Hampshire, has filed a lawsuit against six citizens for topping off parking meters for strangers.

The group refers to themselves as the “Robin Hooders.” The report says “Members of the group place cards under windshield wipers that read, ‘Your meter expired; however, we saved you from the king’s tariffs, Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Please consider paying it forward,’ and includes an address where donations can be sent. The group says the suit was filed because the city is losing revenue from parking tickets.”

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