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    A Canadian Thief Turned Himself In After The Victim Friended Him On Facebook

    "I couldn't live with what I did and I'll be returning everything."

    A teenage thief in Manitoba apologized and turned himself in to police after the store owner he had robbed added him as a friend on Facebook.

    Tergesen headed to the store after friends called him about a broken window. “I came down and found a smashed window in my shoe department," he said.

    Tergesen uploaded a brief video of the break-in to the store's Facebook and Instagram accounts, asking his customers for help finding the thief. It didn't take long.

    About 15 minutes after he sent his friend request, the thief accepted. He immediately apologized to the store owner.

    “The real feel-good thing was the community coming together," Tergesen said.