VIDEO: Kids Robbed While Raising Money Get Sweet Gift From Local Candy Shop

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A sweet ending to the story of two children robbed on the streets of San Francisco thanks to a local candy company.

Ladonna Christian, 46, of San Francisco, accused of robbing and hurting an 8-year-old girl selling candy in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood last week, has pleaded not guilty to robbery and child endangerment charges.

READ: Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Robbing, Hurting 8-Year-Old Girl Selling Candy

According to San Francisco Assistant District Attorney Leslie Cogan, the 8-year-old girl was selling candy in front of a store with her 10-year-old cousin when Christian allegedly approached her and used a rouse asking for bus money to distract the girl.

She then allegedly grabbed the girl’s wrist and twisted her arm, making her drop a bag of money, Cogan said.

KRON 4’s Maureen Kelly’s explains how the gift they were given is meant to help them rebound from their bitter experience.

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