Grinch-Like Woman Caught Destroying Christmas Cafe


The Grinch travelled all the way from Whoville to Kirkham on Saturday night to wreck havoc outside a cafe that was decorated for Christmas.

Ha... I'm kidding, kind of.

The Grinch didn't actually make an appearance in the Lancashire town, but a woman with the same twisted priorities as him certainly did.

An alleged holiday-hater was caught on CCTV destroying Escape Cafe while the owners of the business were away on a catering job, MailOnline reports.

The blonde vandal -- whose name remains unknown -- was filmed ripping out flower beds that were displayed outside the store and throwing the muddy remnants at the front door.

James Haythornthwaite and Rebecca Kelly reportedly own the cafe and have lived in the apartment above the restaurant since August 2015.

After returning to the destruction and viewing their security camera's footage, they posted stills on the cafe's Facebook page with hopes the citizens of the town would recognize the "Grinch" that vandalized their property.

Their caption read,


Why is this chick so angry?!

I could imagine the owners looking a little bit like this while they watched the distressing footage:


Apparently, the woman on film was drunk and yelling at the building when she decided to ravage the scene.

James Haythornthwaite, co-owner of the cafe, reportedly spoke with MailOnline about their reactions to the wreckage.

He said,

The other owner, Rebecca Kelly, chimed in and said,

Whatever her reasoning was, she definitely would've made The Grinch proud.

It's been reported the town of Kirkham will be turning on its Christmas lights next week, but it seems like Escape Cafe will need a little extra holiday cheer this year.

Fortunately, Lancashire police will be investigating the incident.

Citations: MailOnline