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Grinch steals from Salvation Arm kettle

STUART, FL (WFLX) - Police hope a surveillance video catches the grinch who stole a Salvation Army kettle from a Stuart Publix Saturday.

Stuart Police responded to the Publix at 746 S. Federal Highway at 6 p.m.

The Salvation Army volunteer said he left his post for a moment to use the restroom. The suspect watched as the volunteer brought the kettle inside the store. As soon as he set the kettle down in the Publix lobby, the suspect grabbed it and ran out of the store.

The Salvation Army reported there was $250 to $350 in the kettle.

Anyone with information about this theft is asked to contact Det. Heather Rothe at 220-3923 or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-TIPS.

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