A front door package thief in St. Paul decided to leave a little something behind for the victim; a handwritten thank you note mocking her.
Homeowner Hilary Smith said she found the note on her porch after she got home from work, hours after she received a text saying that her package had been delivered.
The note reads:
“So just a quick little thank you for leaving me the opportunity of stealing your package. Very nice of you. Thank You. [signed] The new owner of your package.”
Smith said she appreciates thank you notes, but not in this instance.
She told the Pioneer Press the package was a portable phone charger for her boss, and she initially didn’t report it. But she posted a photo of the note to a Facebook group and received hundreds of comments, including one from a woman who said the police could test the note for prints.
“I just want the word to get out. Now they’re getting brazen.”
Police Sgt. Mike Ernster told the Star Tribune the move was
Here’s a thought; get one of those video doorbells (I have one on my shop/art studio and it records everything.) Just don’t order it online to be delivered when you are not home..
(Photo, St. Paul Police Department; via ABC News)