• Thief runs off with Clermont Girl Scouts' cookie money

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    CLERMONT, Fla. - A group of Lake County Girl Scouts had their cookie money stolen Saturday night.

    According to police, the girls were packing up after selling cookies in a shopping center on Citrus Tower Boulevard in Clermont.

    Police said a man walked up, acting as if he was about to buy some cookies, but instead, he grabbed their cash box.

    The man made off with about $280 of the Girl Scouts' money, police said.

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