Woman searches for thief who stole kid’s Christmas presents from porch

Local family's Christmas gifts stolen

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A Tucson woman iS on the hunt for the ‘porch pirate’ who stole Christmas presents for her children off her family’s front doorstep.

Karina Alanis sent Tucson News Now video taken from the front doorbell camera of her parent’s home near Escalante and Pantano on the southeast side of Tucson in the afternoon of Dec. 21. She has already filed a report with the Tucson Police Department.

In the footage, the female alleged thief makes no effort to conceal her identity, picks the packages up off the porch and walks away with the presents in her hand. The 30-second clip shows the suspect get into what appears to be a white SUV and drive away.

Alanis said the packages were a Christmas gift to her children from family members out of town.

“This thief decided to ruin a part of Christmas for our kids,” Alanis said in an email to Tucson News Now.

Alleged porch pirate steals kids presents

If you know the identity of the alleged thief you are asked to call Tucson Police with any information.

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