ND shoplifter makes amends 37 years later
Posted at 11:48 AM on January 5, 2012
by MPR News Staff
Filed under: Northwest Minnesota
A person who stole a sweater from the Straus
Clothing store in Grand Forks nearly four decades ago has made
The store closed years ago, but on Tuesday one of the Straus
Clothing stores in Fargo received an envelope with five $20 bills
and a letter that read, "Thirty-seven years ago I took a sweater
from the Grand Forks store. Sorry."
Rick Stern, whose family owns the business, tells The Forum
newspaper that the person's effort to make
up for the crime is heartwarming.
Information from: The Forum, http://www.in-forum.com
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