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Man Returns Money Stolen Decades Ago
Updated May 5, 2013 12:10 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(SEATTLE)(KING/NBC) - A man who confessed to stealing money from a Seattle Sears store decades ago gave the money back Monday, and with interest.

An elderly man hand-delivered an envelope addressed to "Sears manager" to a customer service counter on the second floor.

Inside the envelope was a note and a $100 bill.

The note read, "During the late 1940s, I stole some money from the cash register in the amount of $20-$30. I want to pay you back this money in the amount of $100 to put in your theft account."

Store security cameras caught the man on video, but they won't release it, and they don't know who he is.

"I think his conscience has been bothering him for the past 60 years," said Gary Lorentson, store manager.

The store plans to put the money toward helping families they adopt during they holiday season.



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