Lufkin PD: Thief stole iPad from mall Santa

Lufkin PD: Thief stole iPad from mall Santa

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Someone is probably getting coal in his or her stocking this Christmas.

"Santa" told a Lufkin police officer that someone stole his iPad from an area set up as a break room for Santa and his elves while jolly old Saint Nick was posing for pictures with children.

According to the police report, an LPD officer went to the Lufkin Mall to take a theft report from a mall Santa at about 8:20 p.m. Wednesday. Santa described the item as an iPad Air 2 valued at $700 and said he thought the theft occurred some time between 6 and 8 p.m. Wednesday while he was posing for photos with children.

The alleged theft is still under investigation.

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