8-year-old caught stealing neighbors Christmas gifts

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CLERMONT, FL – It’s a proven fact Santa knows who’s naughty and nice. So one little girl in Florida will surely be getting coal on December 25th. The reason: she was caught stealing Christmas.

According to neighbor Thalia Araujo says, “…complete and utter shock. It wasn’t a teenage boy, it wasn’t a passerby. It was an 8-year-old child. One year older than my daughter.”

The little Grinch was busted when neighbors set up a sting after their packages went missing.  It didn’t take long for the little Christmas crook to take the bait; she pinched the package between her school bus stop and her home.

According to police reports the pilfered presents included Barbie dolls, children’s make up and children’s cell phones. Hopefully it’s not too late for this Barbie bandit to learn the true meaning of the holiday season. Hey, even the Grinch did.