Doorbell camera catches person stealing signs in Butler Tarkington neighborhood

Resident says she's had 13 signs stolen
Posted: 6:58 PM, Feb 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-02 14:21:34Z
Doorbell camera catches sign thief in the act

INDIANAPOLIS -- Neighbors in the Butler Tarkington area on Indianapolis' north side say a large number of signs have been stolen from their yards over the past month.

The signs say "No matter where you're from; we're glad you're our neighbor" and are being handed out by Fairview Presbyterian Church.

One person who lives in the area says the signs are an effort to welcome all to the Butler Tarkington neighborhood.

Dani Comby says signs have been stolen repeatedly from her front yard.  The twelfth and thirteenth were taken Wednesday night.  She caught a few of the thefts on her doorbell camera.  Take a look at the video below:




Comby says the church gives the signs away for free but she's offered to pay them back because she's had so many stolen.

The sign thefts have been reported to police who regularly patrol the neighborhood.

We spoke with Pastor Shawn Coons of Fairview Presbyterian in March 2017. He told us the signs are a way to spread the church's message outside their Sunday sermons.

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