Porch thieves are ruining the holiday season for some East Texans.

This time in Lindale, a homeowner has surveillance video catching the suspect stealing his packages.

Lindale Police are working to identify the woman and have these tips to protect your packages.

1. Schedule delivery for a time or day when you are home.
2. Request a signature- This prevents your packages from being left alone.
3. Have your shipping company hold your package for self-pickup.

These tips will help to keep a Grinch from ruining your Christmas.