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Bad Santa used wrapped package to rob bank, police say

Dec. 25, 2013 at 2:18 PM

PORT ORANGE, Fla., Dec. 25 (UPI) -- A man in a Santa suit robbed a Florida bank by placing a wrapped present on the counter and indicating it was dangerous, police said.

Port Orange police said a man dressed in a Santa hat, beard, white wig and sunglasses set the wrapped package down on the counter of the SunTrust bank in Port Orange around 3:15 p.m. Monday and indicated to the teller that the package's contents were dangerous, the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel reported Wednesday.

Police Lt. John Jakovenko said the Santa left with an undisclosed amount of cash and left the package behind.

The package was examined by the Volusia County bomb squad and determined to be harmless. It's contents were not disclosed.

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