Smoking Grinch Swipes Christmas Cheer Off Philly Door

Surveillance video rolled as a guy smoking a cigarette stole a family’s Christmas cheer right off their front door.

Philadelphia Police released video Tuesday of the heist around 10:45 p.m. Sunday outside a home on the 2400 block of Aspen Street in the city’s Fairmount section.

In the video you see the guy – who police say appears to be in his 40s – wearing a light-colored jacket, light-colored pants and a knit cap smoking a cigarette as he approaches the front door.


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After a few moments he takes the decorated wreath and leaves.

Police asked anyone who recognizes the man to give them a call at 215-686-8477 or text a tip to 773847.

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