Thief caught on camera stealing gifts, then returning them

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Thief returns stolen gifts. Matt O'Donnell reports during Action News Mornings on January 3, 2018. (WPVI)

A family in Southern California can finally open the Christmas gifts they almost didn't receive.

Surveillance cameras at the Torrisi family's home in Rancho Santa Margarita caught a woman stealing packages from their doorstep.

The Torrisis filed a police report, but expected to never see the gifts again.

But then they got a surprise on New Year's Day.

The surveillance cameras caught the thief returning the gifts.

The family says they were overwhelmed with gratitude.
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