POHATCONG TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Christmas came early this year for some customers at a New Jersey Walmart.

The Walmart Supercenter in Pohatcong Township says an anonymous "secret Santa" has paid off all remaining items on layaway.

The store on Tuesday called the gesture a "Christmas miracle." The store did not respond to requests for comment. It did not give the total value of the layaway items.

Shopper London Rasimowicz says: "I just want them to know how thankful we are and how thankful our child will be on Christmas morning."

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The Walmart is urging shoppers who used layaway to pick up their items as soon as possible.