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Ga. Salvation Army bell ringer thwarts charity bucket theft


November 22, 2020

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A Salvation Army volunteer in southwest Georgia says he couldn't bear to stand aside after thieves snatched his donation bucket.

Instead, 65-year-old Larry Adams sprang into action when someone grabbed his bucket outside the Albany Mall and hopped into a pickup truck.

Adams reached into the driver's side window as the thieves tried to drive away, WALB-TV reported. Adams said he kept pulling on the steering wheel until the driver stopped and handed the bucket back to him.

Albany police said they're still investigating the attempted charity heist.

Adams has volunteered as...

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