Police hunt for ‘porch pirate’ father who ‘used his five-year-old daughter to steal package from Maryland home


Maryland police are hunting for a man whose five-year-old daughter was caught on camera brazenly stealing a package from a home last month.

Gary Martin Smith, 46, is facing charges of theft under $100, conspiracy to commit theft, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and fourth-degree burglary after police say he instructed the young girl to snatch the box off the porch at a home in Bel Air on November 30.

The Harford County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for Smith’s arrest and shared his photo on social media Wednesday after his daughter was identified by an anonymous tipster.

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