Modern Day Grinches

See modern day Grinches steal packages from people's porches.
2:53 | 12/08/11

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Your immediate it's. Agreements. And we. And a classic another. And how the grinch stole Christmas -- -- distinctions without homes of those who is in steel revolver or gives in these days it would -- a lot easier. Address because thanks all the Internet shopping all the grinch has to do now is -- right up to your doorstep. ABC's Neal Karlinsky explain. -- -- -- As the story goes it's the grinch stole Christmas and. But this year on front doorsteps -- coast surveillance cameras have the proof. There's a new kind of grinch in town in Utah on this guy just walked up -- -- complete strangers waiting package and walked away in San Diego this man peeked through the front door to make sure the coast was clear before making off without -- -- delivered box at least now I have a suspect. In Seattle there was a hooded -- -- -- -- -- turned out to be a shipment of cat urine DO horizon but much bigger ticket items are at risk of -- -- sobering. Postal Service has needs sixteen and a pack -- packages will be shipped in the month before Christmas everything from computer to your today. And as we learned it's not too hard to find waiting packages just sitting on porches often for hours or even d.s in fact this one's at outside all morning before the owner opened her door. You do something different out of concern that it would take. -- -- It's an easy problem to avoid you can either ask for delivery by signature only or ask for the package to be left in a specific area like hidden behind a bush. Neal Karlinsky ABC news Seattle and. -- surgery at a quick congratulations to one of our overnight producers Brandon -- -- understand in Seattle for daddy so I've read rich he spot probably sleep center. I don't always what scares me to is that I wonder you know through surveillance cameras like that here at ABC I don't mean. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- We -- -- crime in progress in the world. -- forces. And look at these hopefully for. Or is that my I don't know who they are I don't have the -- I don't know who they. I don't know we would. Bring and. You have to get theirs and we had a I don't know what was going there I've never seen that that justice despair doubles and let's go there and steal all those starving all that wilted salad and and old -- -- I am Paul we will get the bottom and yes immediately yes today I'll help investigate past round Paul.

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