For the second time in a week, a barber pole has been stolen off the wall in front of a business on 15th Ave NW.
This morning, Bob Morris, the owner of Ballard Barber Shop (6207 15th Ave NW) discovered the 20-year-old red, white and blue pole was missing from beside his front door. He says the pole was there yesterday and didn’t notice it was gone until a customer next door told him. Since this is the second barber shop pole to be stolen within two blocks, (Smitty’s pole was stolen last week) Morris doesn’t think it’s a prank. “If you’re stealing two, you’re stealing them to sell,” he tells us. He’s not planning to replace the pole because of the $649 price tag. (Thanks Cecilia for the tip!)