Grocery Store Workers Replace Child’s iPad After It’s Stolen Inside Store

While his mother grocery shopped, someone stole an iPad out of the hands of a 6-year-old boy with Down syndrome. The store’s security cameras didn’t capture anything, and the only information the family had was the testimony of his twelve-year-old sister, who also has Down syndrome: “The blonde lady took it.” The story could have ended there, and made everyone sad. Mean person steals expensive but important educational tool from special needs child. Only that wasn’t the end of the story.

When the family came back to the Fresh Market, the store director presented them with a new iPad to replace the stolen one. The family were regulars at the store, and staff got together to purchase it as a gift. “It’s very disappointing that someone would … do this to such a great lady with such great kids,” the director told a local TV station.

That’s it. Everyone go home. The “Above and Beyond” category is closed. No retail outlet can top this.

Grocery store steps up after iPad is stolen from customer [KSL] (Thanks, BOZ!)