Lonely Planet Writer

Italian police take pity on Christmas tree thieves

Italian police in Ivrea, near Turin took pity on a group of four people who had stolen a Christmas tree, after they found out that they stole the tree as a gift for their children.

Presents under the Christmas tree.
Presents under the Christmas tree. Image by Clayton Shonkwiler / CC BY 2.0

The police raised a collection to buy the tree for the group, as well as some gifts for their children. Read more: ansa.it