What kind of loser would steal from an elderly ice cream truck driver in Illinois?

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I think every kid that lived in my neighborhood knew the song. It was the music played by the ice cream truck when it came to visit your block. I swear I could hear it miles away. All I knew is I didn't have a lot of time to convince my parents that making a purchase from the ice cream man was a good decision. I would say I had about a 50% success rate in scoring a tasty treat.

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Back in those days, the ice cream truck came through your neighborhood every night. So if you ever missed out, there was always tomorrow. Nowadays, I might see the ice cream man on our block maybe a couple of times each summer. I still get excited when I hear the music. I haven't bought anything from him yet. That could be happening soon.

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What Kind Of Jerk Steals From The Ice Cream Man In Illinois?

I'm really disappointed in my state right now. How could someone steal from an elderly ice cream truck driver? He's putting smiles on the faces of children. The guy is bringing joy and happiness. In this case, it's a family business for over 49 years. That should mean hands-off for all the thieves out there.

According to cbsnews.com,

The father and son duo were out on their ice cream truck route when three thieves forced themselves onto the vehicle. They pulled out guns and stole all the money. Such a horrible thing to do to a ma-and-pa business. The neighbors stepped up to help by purchasing products to hand out for free to people on that block. It was a win-win for everyone.

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My mom once told me that "people will steal anything that's not nailed down." Times certainly have changed since then. The thieves now have nail removers.

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