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CCTV Captures Thieves During Surprising Act

Police have praised two thieves after they returned what they stole, along with something else.

Two thieves had taken a statue of a lion from outside a home in a Philadelphia.

West Chester Borough Police had posted a video of the theft on their social media and soon after it was returned.

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The statute was taken from the West Chester residence on Wednesday, then returned it on Friday.

But in a surprising twist, the duo also left a bunch of flowers and a card.

Police called it a 'smart move'  and that the owner was grateful the statue was returned.