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Someone stole the tips from a new business in Duluth, Minnesota. What a disappointing and disheartening experierience for a brand new bakery.

Duluth followers, if anyone sees or knows this gem of a man, he stole all of the cashiers hard earned tips today and was caught on camera. 3:51pm in the Miller Hill Mall
Sorry bud, but don’t mess with me!!! (link)

Something Sweet by Maddie Lu - Link in story
Something Sweet by Maddie Lu - Link in story

That's from a Something Sweet by Maddie Lu Facebook post. She has a Coon Rapids business, and this summer, opened a location in Duluth. According to the screen shots posted, the crime happened yesterday (Thursday, August 12, 2021).  

Something Sweet by Maddie Lu - Link in story
Something Sweet by Maddie Lu - Link in story

You might be thinking, "Why share it in Rochester, James, it happened in Duluth!" And that's true...but remember what happened with Sprinkles, the therapy puppy stolen in Rochester and found in St. Paul?

Happiest story on the internet today!  Back in June, we first told you about Sprinkles, a 2-month-old therapy dog for three children with autism that was stolen out of a yard in Northwest Rochester. It was such a sad story but the family has been pleading and asking everyone to keep spreading the news of their puppy each day with hope that their puppy would soon be home again. 👏 Well, as of yesterday, Sprinkles is now home! ❤️ Read More: Amazing! Therapy Puppy Stolen in Rochester is Finally Home Safe

It'd be unusual for someone to steal in Duluth and then come down to Rochester, but you never know. Let's see if the power of the interwebs can help catch up with the person so the police can investigate.

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A special thank you to Lauren Wells, from Townsquare Media - Duluth, for the tipoff.

What Is Something Sweet?

From her website, SomethingSweetCakes.com

Something Sweet by Maddie Lu is a family-owned business that started in May 2015. Baking from scratch, we create custom cakes, cupcakes, and desserts. Laurie and Maddie, mother and daughter, have combined their baking and business experience to create a comfortable and welcoming local bakery.

As always, if you have a comment, complaint, or concern about something I wrote here, please let me know: james.rabe@townsquaremedia.com

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