Money stolen from Girl Scouts selling cookies at Denver King Soopers

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DENVER -- Police were investigating a report of a theft of cash from Girl Scouts selling cookies at a King Soopers store in southeast Denver on Thursday night.

It happened at 8:15 the store at East Hampden Avenue and South Monaco Parkway, police said.

Police did not say how much money the suspect got away with as the Girl Scouts were selling cookies near the entrance to the store.

The Denver Police Department said it appeared the thief snatched the money from an adult connected with the scouts who was holding the money.

King Soopers said it reimbursed the Girl Scouts for the amount of money they lost. The company also said its security teams were working with law enforcement on the case.