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Person of interest in custody after donated coats for kids stolen off NoLibs steps

December 14, 2016
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NORTHERN LIBERTIES (WPVI) -- Action News has learned police have a person of interest in custody after a package thief was caught on camera swiping boxes that held donations for children in need right off a woman's front step. According to police, neighbors saw a man matching the description stealing packages from another house near 5th and Poplar and called police. Police were able to catch up with him, and he was taken to Central Detectives. After we aired the homeowner's story on Tuesday, Action News is happy to report she has received several donations from people, putting her way over her goal of coats. My mind is blown right now. The outpouring of support from our community after the coat theft is unreal. I'm sitting here with over 70 jackets, 25 of which came today thanks to a local business and a Good Samaritan from Bucks county whose family is local. Another...

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