REDLANDS (CBSLA) — Cookie proceeds from a Girl Scout booth went missing after a cash box was inadvertently left behind outside of a supermarket in Southern California.

After learning of the missing proceeds, the Redlands Police Officers Foundation stepped in, and donated $500 to replace the funds.

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The money was taken outside of an Albertsons in Redlands on Saturday.

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Authorities initially reported that the cash box had been stolen.