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BOONE, N.C. -- A 'grinch-y' subject stole an animated Christmas decoration from a business in Watauga County.

High County Crimestoppers and Boone Police are asking for help to identify the dark-haired young man who stole a Sana Claus Christmas decoration from the front lawn of Sunlife Sunrooms and Spas on Highway 105 in Boone.

The theft occurred early Thursday around 1 a.m.

The man caught on surveillance video was waring a light grey hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants with a light-colored stripe down the leg.

If you can provide any information, please contact Crimestoppers at (828) 268-6959 or the Boone Police Department at (828) 268-6900. Any tips leading to arrest or recovery of stolen property warrant a payout from Crimestoppers.

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