NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Grinch is on the loose in North Tonawanda. The owner of Yankee Spirits is asking for help identifying a thief who stole the key piece of the store’s Christmas display.
Every year, the owner puts up a Christmas display in the front window with a items from “A Christmas Story,” the iconic movie about a boy named Ralphie who wants a Red Ryder BB gun.
In surveillance video from the store, a man in a gray sweatshirt and sunglasses is seen walking in and grabbing a leg lamp from the Christmas display and runs out.
The owner says even his customers are mad about this theft.
North Tonawanda Police are investigating.