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The New York State Police are trying to track down a woman who handed a trooper a Christmas card with $1,000 inside.

Trooper Christopher Maniscalco was answering a complaint in the town of Guilderland on Sunday when the mystery woman walked up to him.

She asked the trooper if he was busy and Maniscalco responded that he had a few moments for her.

The woman said:  "Trooper I always see you around, doing a good job and wanted to say Merry Christmas and thank you."
 
The woman handed him a card, Maniscalco thanked the woman and went back to work.  After his shift, Maniscalco remembered the card and opened it.
 
Inside, was a quote and $1,000 cash.
 
By law, the State Police cannot accept the cash and want the woman to donate the money to charity.
 
Troopers are asking for help in identifying the woman, in hopes of thanking her for her gift.
 
She is described as being in her early to mid 40s with blonde hair, about 5'8" tall and possibly driving a blue or gray minivan.  She was last seen in the area of Oak Tree Lane in Guilderland.
 
If you know the woman, you are asked to contact police at 518-793-3211.

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