An Australian town's most prominent Christmas display is now missing one large Santa after a teen stole the inflatable centerpiece right out from under their noses.
Surveillance footage from outside a business in the town of Port Macquarie shows the hat-wearing grinch rip the inflatable Santa from its mounting then carry it away.
"We are a bit upset, Santa was the prominent display and we've had him for couple of years," proprietor Meryllyn Page told Yahoo.
The conveyancing business won a local Christmas decor competition last year, but likely won't be in the running this year.
"We aren't going to bother this year," said Page, who fears how the culprit may one day do something worse than this relatively petty--albeit hurtful--crime.
"If he did this it may lead to other things," Page said.