Theft

Salvation Army says kettle, cash were stolen in Baltimore's Waverly neighborhood

Salvation Army says kettle, cash were stolen in Baltimore's Waverly neighborhood

There was the Grinch who stole Christmas, and then there was the person who stole the red Salvation Army kettle at the Waverly Giant on Tuesday afternoon.

The alleged incident took place in front of the grocery store on 33rd Street, according to Salvation Army spokesman Ryan Vincent.

The bell ringer, a Salvation Army employee, said that a woman in her 40s removed the kettle from its hook while a bell ringer was talking with a potential donor.

The employee reported the theft to police, and the Red Cross asks anyone with information to contact the Baltimore Police Department, Vincent said.

Contacted Tuesday evening, police spokesman Jeremy Silbert said dispatchers...

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