By Gilma Avalos


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LAKE WORTH (CBS11) – A Lake Worth family says an adult trick-or-treating with a group of children took more than just candy on Halloween night.

“He stepped off the porch, went back on the porch grabbed the deal off, and walked down the sidewalk laughing about it,” says homeowner Brandon Honea.

Honea’s home security camera system caught someone dressed in a baseball cap, hoodie and tan boots, swiping a toy skeleton that decorated the home.

The act was done in the presence of other children accompanying the thief. In the video, the person appears to be carrying a pumpkin filled with candy for a toddler wearing a dinosaur costume.

“The girlfriend or the wife or whoever, had a toddler in their hand. They had a younger kid with them,” Honea explains.

While the price of the decoration is negligible, Honea says it was important to his 6-year-old son.

“I felt worried because no one stole something from our house before,” the child said.

Seth Honea was handing out Halloween candy to trick-or-treaters for the first time this year. His toy skeleton has decorated the home for the last 3 Halloweens.

Honea says its forced him to explain the person’s actions to his children.

“I showed him the video and he said why would an adult steal a toy? A decoration?”

“It’s aggravating, morally aggravating. I don’t want my neighbors to have to worry about stuff like this. We’re a close community,” explained Honea.

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