Cradle Robber: Porch pirate steals crib


Just a couple months shy of her own delivery of a baby boy, Natalee Fadden and her husband were expecting a different kind of package to show up at the front door of their Minneapolis, Minnesota home.

 “I ordered a crib on a Cyber Monday deal,” she said. “And it came within two days and I was home and waiting for it.”

 She checked her Target order and it said it was delivered — but there was no giant crib box in sight. So she checked their doorbell video app.

 “Sure enough UPS had delivered it,” Fadden said. “They didn’t ring the doorbell, they didn’t knock on the door.”

 They continued watching the video, eventually revealing a Grinch with a maternity twist.

 “And then about an hour after the footage of the UPS guy dropping it off, there was footage of some stranger in a tan Trailblazer that just came and took the package and left.”

 Fadden said she imagines the size and shape of the big box was alluring.

 “More than likely they thought they were stealing a TV. The box was TV-shaped so …,” she said.

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