- The Washington Times - Monday, July 14, 2003

ROCKVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Throngs of UFO enthusiasts and New Age followers were flocking to the Sacramento Valley to take in the dozen or so crop circles that appeared in a wheat field more than two weeks ago.

Now, though, it appears the circles are the work of four bored teenagers, who have confessed to the Vacaville Reporter.

The teens told the paper they made the circles in the wee hours of June 28. They said they were inspired by a documentary. Armed with a 30-foot rope, planks of wood and tape, the teens created a connected series of circles by pressing down on the wheat.

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