• Thief takes Salvation Army donation kettle at Jacksonville Walmart

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    It's quickly becoming a sad Christmas tradition: Thieves are continuing to target the red Salvation Army kettle that sits in front of grocery stores and big-box retailers. 

    This time, is happened at the Walmart on Normandy Blvd. in Jacksonville.

    According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, an unknown man got out of a silver Buick, walked up to the kettle as if he was going to donate money, then quickly unhooked it and ran off. 

    No description of the suspect was given. The Buick had a paper tag on the back. 

    he theft occurred the same day someone stole a Salvation Army donation kettle filled with money from a south Tulsa, Oklahoma, Walmart. 

     

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