Kid gets apology letter from thief after drunken reindeer display theft

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This Grinch may have stole Christmas, but at least they were somewhat apologetic about it.

9-year-old Chiara Velardi from Sydney, Australia, woke up to find her much loved light-up reindeer stolen from her front lawn, reported 7 News

It turned out a carload of thieves had stopped by the house and nicked the display, which was all caught on CCTV camera. But just like Scrooge — they soon saw the light. So to speak.

While relatively inexpensive at A$75 (US$55), the four-year-old reindeer display had sentimental value to the family. It had been there for half of the Christmases of young Velardi’s life, and the family was considering ending their displays due to the theft. Read more…

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