ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Rock Hill police arrested a man wearing a Santa hat trying to impersonate a Toys for Tots worker at a local grocery store on Monday.
Rock Hill police arrested John Hunter for petty larceny after he was soliciting customers at the Bi-Lo off of East Main Street, according to the police report.
Police said Hunter claimed to be a worker with Toys for Tots, a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which donates toys to underprivileged children.
Hunter left the shopping center before police arrived but was later tracked down and arrested, according to the report.
Police said Hunter did not have any toys or money on him when he was arrested.