Toys for Anderson County children in need stolen from parked vehicle

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ROCKY TOP (WATE) – Deputies are searching for a Grinch who broke into a vehicle in Anderson County and stole numerous toys destined for children in need.

The Anderson County  Sheriff’s Office says a green Ford Ranger pickup truck with a camper shell had become disabled and was left parked on Briceville Highway near Andy’s Ridge Road Thursday night. Sometime during the overnight hours, someone broke into the truck and stole a large number of toys that had been collected and donated to the Toys for Rocky Top Kids program. They were supposed to be Christmas gifts for area children.

Deputies ask anyone who may have seen suspicious persons or vehicles in the area between 8:30 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday to call the communications center at (865) 457-2414.

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