(Mr. Mikes Steakhouse / Facebook)

The power of social media has prevailed once again!

Earlier today, Mr. Mikes Steakhouse Restaurant in Langford posted a video to their Facebook showing a woman stealing a stuffed animal that was meant to be donated.

The restaurant is collecting stuffed animals for kids in the pediatric ward at the Victoria General Hospital.

The suspect can be seen on a security camera leaving the restaurant just before 12:30 a.m. on Sunday. She is with a group of five people and is the last person out the door – the video shows her grab the giraffe and quickly run out of the restaurant.

Later in the day, the woman contacted the restaurant admitting she was the one who took the giraffe and offered to replace the donation with new ones.

This is the third year Mr. Mike’s is accepting donations for their stuffie drive. On Sunday, December 15th, customers can donate a new stuffed animal or toy for a free appetizer.

The stuffies are given to children who are stuck at the hospital over the holidays.

UPDATE*** WITH THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA AND OUR GREAT COMMUNITY, SHE HAS COME FORWARD AND PURCHASED A NEW ONE TO REPLACE IT. THANK YOU AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS! HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL ON THE 15TH! PJS AND STUFFIES ALL DAY LONG!We are sad to announce that once again someone has decided to help themselves to a stuffy donation to the Victoria General Hospital Pediatrics ward. Hopefully they return it or donate some new ones in its replacement Our 3rd annual stuffy drive is Sunday December 15th!! Come by and recieve a FREE appie with a donation of a NEW Stuffie or toy!! 🧸🎄🎅🎁❤

Posted by MR MIKES on Monday, November 25, 2019

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