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Alleged Toys For Tots Theft Called 'Misunderstanding'

Posted at 6:40 PM, Dec 09, 2016

Officials with the Columbia Police Department had said they were looking for the person who stole a garbage bag filled with toys; however, they have since said the incident was a misunderstanding.

The toys were part of the Toys for Tots fundraiser, and it was believed a woman stole them from the Walgreens on Nashville Highway.

On Saturday, authorities confirmed the incident was a misunderstanding. The woman was identified by police, and they confirmed she's a representative for Toys for Tots and was picking up the toys from all drop off locations.