'Grinch' pinches family's Christmas gifts

A Southern Tasmanian family will be waking up tomorrow with a sour taste in their mouths after presents were stolen from under their Christmas Tree today.

Glenorchy CIB is investigating a burglary where wrapped presents, as well as other household items including an Xbox, were stolen from a home on Leighland Road, Claremont.

Police were alerted by a neighbour about 2pm, who reported seeing a man leaving the home.

They were not able to give a description of the man,

The family arrived shortly after police.

If anyone has information on the burglary, phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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