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Dublin Shop Owner Tells Flower 'Thief' To Come Forward – Or Be Named And Shamed Online

By aidan

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am

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The owner of a shop in Terenure has warned a suspected thief to come forward and pay for damage done to the store – or have his face plastered all over social media, and on a giant poster in the shop front.

Brian Noonan, owner of Noonan's Checkout in the southside village, posted the below images on Facebook after two hanging baskets – worth €70 – were stolen from the shop front, causing damage to the exterior in the process.

To the genius who stole my hanging baskets last night I would like to give you the opportunity to return them to the...

Posted by Noonan's Checkout on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The post reads:

To the genius who stole my hanging baskets last night I would like to give you the opportunity to return them to the store and to reimburse for the damage you caused!! I try to keep a nice shop and work every hour there is possible to earn a living for me and my staff so you have till Friday at 3pm to return what was taken and pay for the damage caused or else your photo will be shared with your face in full show all over the Internet including the footage from other stores as well.

He's now insistent that the culprit has until 3pm to come forward and make good on his misdeeds before having his face plastered around the internet – and with more than 400 shares on the original post, it's clear that the community is only too happy to get behind the local business.

"If I do find out his name I'm going to put that on the poster too, in the biggest writing possible and I'll leave it up there on the shop window for a year, if needs be," he told the Herald.

Thankfully, however, at least one Facebook user thinks it won't be too hard to nail down the suspected culprit.

"He's going to be easily found, he's got a big sun as a face," wrote Peter McKeown.

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