Man Accused of Stealing Gifts in Crosby

Posted at: 12/27/2012 9:33 AM


CROSBY, Minn. (AP) - A 28-year-old man is accused of entering a Crosby house on Christmas Day and stealing their gifts.

Crosby Police Chief Kim Coughlin says police responded to a residence after a report of a burglary in progress at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday. At that point the suspect ran out with Christmas presents in hand.

The Brainerd Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/WTcDxU) he was apprehended hiding near another home.

Coughlin says some presents were recovered when the suspect dropped them while fleeing.


Information from: The Daily Dispatch, http://www.brainerddispatch.com

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)