Galloway dad and mom say youngsters are devastated after ornament theft, vandalism

Mother and father are upset after their vacation decorations had been stolen or vandalized.

GALLOWAY, Ohio — Extra pure than winter’s whitest snow is a baby’s Christmas look of pleasure.

Final Friday, 3-year-old Emmanuel Paez was shocked by his dad and mom with an 11-foot inflatable Santa on his entrance yard.

“His face was simply in awe,” his mom Taylor Allen stated. “He simply dropped his jaw like ‘Oh, my gosh’.”

Allen says it was a way of pleasure for her son and a way of having the ability to present for her.

“We work laborious for what we’ve,” she stated. “All the things we’ve is on our personal and making an attempt to do good for our toddler and getting him this inflatable that he was past joyed for. It’s simply disgusting to see some youngsters come by and simply steal it.”

Lower than two days after shocking their son, the Santa inflatable was stolen. 

The tail finish of the act was captured on Allen’s residence safety digital camera. A neighbor additionally shared her residence safety video with 10TV, which reveals a automobile pulling as much as Allen’s residence. 

Somebody then jumps out and runs throughout the yard, grabs the Santa after which races again to the car. The individual places the inflatable on the highest of the car after which the automobile drives away.

“I do know it’s not as dangerous as like a automobile being stolen, however…it actually affected my toddler,” Allen stated.

Allen filed a web based report with the Columbus Division of Police. As of now, Santa has not been discovered. Allen and her boyfriend took down their remaining yard decorations for worry it might occur once more.

They usually’re not the one ones.

One other safety digital camera recorded a clip taken simply down the road from Allen someday earlier than Santa was stolen. 

It reveals a light-color sedan pulling up after which an individual runs throughout the yard and tackles an enormous inflatable snowman.

The proprietor tells 10TV it tore the ornament, breaking it, and that her 2-year-old youngster was devastated. She says she by no means filed a police report as a result of they couldn’t get a license plate or clear picture of the individual’s face.

Allen hopes on the very least these accountable will perceive whereas it’d look like innocent enjoyable, it’s destruction of property, theft and greater than something it’s placing a damper on a baby’s Christmas.

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