WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 12: An unidentified man dressed as Santa Claus greets Capitol Hill police while arriving at the U.S. Capitol on his way to Speaker of the House John Boehner's office on December 12, 2012 in Washington, DC. The man was working with the group Catholics United, and wanted to urge Speaker of the House John Boehner to pass pending "fiscal cliff" legislation before Christmas. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Two police officers in Florida were escorting Santa and Mrs. Claus to a tree lighting at a mall on Saturday night.  And as the cops were leaving . . . they also busted four people for shoplifting.


Police: Daytona officers spreading holiday cheer bust shoplifters

Two Daytona officers escorting Santa and Mrs. Claus to a tree-lighting ceremony did more than just help spread holiday cheer.They busted four shoplifters, including a minor, they came upon in the Tanger Outlets mall parking lot as they were heading back out on patrol, officials said.According to Daytona Beach police spokeswoman Lyda Longa, officers Joe Evans and Courtney Wooleyhan were asked to escort Santa and Mrs.


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