Thief Tries To Steal Holiday Spirit A Maryland woman was safe in her bed, when out on the lawn there arose such a clatter that she sprang from her bed to see what was the matter. Somebody had stolen her 4-foot-tall Santa Claus and snowman. Police arrested a suspect who allegedly stole decorations from three homes. Meanwhile, a Florida man faces charges for allegedly throwing a Christmas tree at his father. In the spirit of the holidays, the Christmas tree missed.

Thief Tries To Steal Holiday Spirit

Thief Tries To Steal Holiday Spirit

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A Maryland woman was safe in her bed, when out on the lawn there arose such a clatter that she sprang from her bed to see what was the matter. Somebody had stolen her 4-foot-tall Santa Claus and snowman. Police arrested a suspect who allegedly stole decorations from three homes. Meanwhile, a Florida man faces charges for allegedly throwing a Christmas tree at his father. In the spirit of the holidays, the Christmas tree missed.

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Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep with the holiday police report. A Maryland woman was safe in her bed when out on the lawn there arose such a clatter, she sprang from her bed to see what was the matter. Somebody stole her four-foot-tall Santa Claus and a snowman. Police arrested a suspect who allegedly stole decorations from three homes. A Florida man faces charges for allegedly throwing a Christmas tree at his father. But in the spirit of the holidays, the Christmas tree missed. It's Morning Edition.

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