SPOKANE, Wash. –
Sergio De Leon knows what it’s like to need help.
The owner of the well-known Mexican deli and grocery market in North Spokane grew up going to food banks with his father in Texas.
“Everybody goes through hard times,” said De Leon. “I was there myself.”
Fast-forward to 2016 and De Leon is the owner of a store with his name on it.
But when someone stole from him Monday night, De Leon invited the shoplifter to come back.
“I kind of wanted to show this individual that there are places out there where he can go for help,” said De Leon. “I think we can help him out also.”
The incident was captured on camera, but it’s De Leon’s response that has captured the hearts of so many in Spokane.
De Leon posted the security footage on Facebook and …
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