Salvation Army Bell-Ringer Robbed By Men Of No Appearance
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November 21, 2011, 09:03 PM
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A Salvation Army bell-ringer was robbed of his entire kettle by four men. Here are two versions of that story.

The Associated Press says police are looking for tips, but unhelpfully won`t tell their readers what the criminals, still at large, look like:

Ohio Salvation Army kettle stolen at knifepoint - Yahoo! News

NORTH CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Police say an Ohio Salvation Army bell-ringer outside a Kmart store was robbed of his red kettle by four men with a knife.

North Canton police say they don`t know how much donated money was in the kettle when it was taken Saturday evening.

Police Sgt. Frank Kemp tells WJW-TV ( the four men, all wearing dark clothing and hoodies, threatened to use the knife. Kemp says the bell-ringer followed the Salvation Army`s standard procedure in such cases and did not put up a struggle. The robbers took off on foot.

Police are asking for tips to help find them.

And here`s the actual descripton from

"Sgt. Frank Kemp said the robbers didn`t just take the money, they took the whole kettle. `He wasn`t able to give us a very big description except that there were three black males, one white male. They threatened to use a knife. He did see a knife clip,` Sgt. Kemp said."

Salvation Army Bell Ringer Robbed at Knifepoint in North Canton,By Maria Scali, Fox 8 News, November 20, 2011