Man accused of trying to steal Angel Tree donation jar from Ardmore restaurant

By: News 12 Email
By: News 12 Email

ARDMORE, OK -- Ardmore Police say they arrested a man Saturday afternoon who tried to steal money meant to help children this holiday season.

Officers say Gregory Byrne tried to get away with a donation jar from Denny's. Police say employees put the jar out so they could buy gifts for children on the Angel Tree in their restaurant. A little after noon, officers say Byrne stole the jar, but that nearby officers caught him in the woods behind Wilkinson's nursery.

He is being held in the Carter county Jail.

Sherman 4201 Texoma Pkwy (903) 892 -8123 Ardmore 2624 S. Commerce (580) 223-0946
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