HAYWARD — Two
Salvation Army red kettles have been stolen in Hayward in recent
Army says one of the kettles contained an estimated $400.
WDIO-TV reports (http://bit.ly/16wMMCn
) the most recent theft happened Wednesday at Walgreen's. Sawyer
County Salvation Army director Debbie Huebner says surveillance
video shows someone grabbed the kettle's stand and put the whole
structure into the back of a vehicle.
Huebner says that
kettle had been emptied right before the theft. But a few weeks
ago, a thief cut a cable to steal a kettle from Walmart. Huebner
estimated it contained $300 to $400.
The thefts leave
the Sawyer County chapter with only three collection stands left
to collect donations in the week before Christmas.