UPDATE: Donations gathered to supplement after charity box stolen at Leitchfield Dairy Queen

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LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (WBKO) -- UPDATE, July 13, 2019

Things are looking a bit sweeter for the Leitchfield Dairy Queen following news that their charity donation box had been stolen last week.

The restaurant announced Fred and Carrie Norder collected donations through a Carrie's Sweet Treats bake sale.

They were able to raise over $600.

Restaurant manger Martina Reddish says all the proceeds will be going to Norton's Children's Hospital through the Miracle Children's Network.


July 5, 2019

Leitchfield police are investigating after a charity donation box was stolen from the Dairy Queen on Main Street.

Surveillance video shows at 1:45am a man wearing camouflage clothing with a backpack arrives at the Dairy Queen and begins to detach the charity box from the wall of the building.

According to the assistant manager Martina Reddish, roughly five hundred dollars was stolen. The money from this charity box is donated to Norton's Children hospital in Louisville.

The Leitchfield Dairy Queen raises between $3,000-$4,000 dollars per year for Norton's Children Hospital.

If you have any information you are asked to call the Leitchfield Police Department at (270) 259-3850.

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