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Secret Santa gifts £100 to replace 6-year-old’s stolen bike

Secret Santa gifts £100 to replace 6-year-old's stolen bike

Card with ‘magic notes’ delivered hours after mother wrote about theft on Facebook… A ‘Secret Santa’ in Devon has given a family £100 to replace a six-year-old girl’s bike in time for Christmas after her own one was stolen from their garden shed last Friday. Leah Southcott was said to be “in bits” when she discovered the Raleigh Molli bicycle had been stolen when she got home from the last day of term at Tidcombe Primary School with her mother Kate. Mrs Southcott, who works at the school, told the North Devon Journal (link is external) : "We first realised when we got home from school and my husband Mark went to feed the guinea pigs. "He came back in and said the shed door was wide open and that Leah’s bike had gone. "We were so angry and Leah was in bits. You wouldn’t be able to print what I said. "If the person who stole the bike can read – and I very much doubt they’re intelligent enough to – I would hope they get the message that I think it’s the lowest of the low to take a child’s bike at any time, but especially at […]

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