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Police Stop Generous Ind. 5th-Grader With $10,000

The AP via YellowBrix

December 23, 2009

SELMA, Ind. — Police say a fifth-grader handed out about $300 to others on the bus ride to his eastern Indiana school. Problem is, they say, the cash was among some $10,000 he took from his grandparents’ safe.

Delaware County Sheriff George Sheridan says the boy was riding the bus to Selma Elementary School when he handed out the money on Friday, the last school day before Christmas vacation began.

Children who received the ones, fives and twenties told teachers and the principal, and the sheriff’s department was called.

Officers found the boy carrying the rest of the cash, which was returned to his grandparents. Police weren’t certain what he intended to do with the money or how he got it from the safe.


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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    Robin Hood 5th grader. My guess is that he wanted to share the spirit of Christmas to all of his school mate! Too bad the bus driver got jipped though!

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    IowaNinersFan

    over 4 years ago

    22722 Comments

    Nothing for the bus driver?

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    Whalewatcher

    over 4 years ago

    11226 Comments

    Hopefully, a good-hearted kid with misplaced actions done with the spirit of Christmas intended.

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    usa_24

    over 4 years ago

    5022 Comments

    They should give him a good spanking.

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    Katz

    over 4 years ago

    8260 Comments

    Well, I know what he did was BAD..and wrong..but his little heart was in a giving spirit! Guess the spirit of Christmas got to him..lol I'm sure his Grands wont think it so funny!

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    Off course you love it... Provided is NOT your Grand Kid.... LOL. Tell that to Grand Parents... LOL.
    LOL... The "giving kid" is gonna have some trouble ahead... LOL

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    JP503

    over 4 years ago

    7616 Comments

    He needs a spanking

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    Irishcop1961

    over 4 years ago

    51038 Comments

    His heart was in the right place.

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    Wow... Now thats a generous kid. He had the Christmas spirit. Just directed a little incorrectly. Gotta Love It.

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    Hahaha, whoops. Looks like a kid whose heart was in the right place but his means were a little off...

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    jakester

    over 4 years ago

    1148 Comments

    Know grandparents the kid will get a break. But you can bet Granpa is gonna get a spankin' from Granma or visaversa.

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    DALLASCRANE

    over 4 years ago

    19382 Comments

    He saw his grand parents open the safe or they forgot to lock it. The good news is he had $9700 left.

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    Lawful_Blue

    over 4 years ago

    1184 Comments

    Weird...........

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