Jack-o-lantern thief caught on camera

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by Karen Grace / KENS 5

KMOV.com

Posted on October 31, 2012 at 12:28 PM

SAN ANTONIO — A northwest San Antonio homeowner says he isn't mad about losing his $3 pumpkins, he's just bewildered that someone would steal anything from his children.

Surveillance cameras were rolling on Saturday outside the home in the 8600 block of North Fork Drive. Footage shows the a woman run up to the door step and snatch an orange pumpkin. Seconds later, she returns and grabs another.

"It's sad," the homeowner said.

His children, 3 and 7 years old, were preparing to carve the pumpkins later that day.

Other parents at pumpkin patch at a nearby church were also shocked a woman could commit such a petty crime in the middle of the day.

"I mean, it's terrible," one woman said. "Why would someone steal pumpkins when they are so cheap?"

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