Thursday at 11pm: Christmas shopping at the pawn shop

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Forget Walmart and other big retailers for your holiday lay-away plan.  Charlotte-area pawn shops are offering Christmas lay-away this year.

It's something they've done the past few years because they're seeing an increase in the number of people who are hoping to score deals on the things that others couldn't afford to keep anymore.

If you have any preconceived notion about the kind of things you might find in a pawn shop, you'll want to watch our report.

We sent a WBTV staffer into several local shops to find some bargains, and you'll see if she was able to start checking names off her list.

We'll also give you a few insider tips on getting the best deal on quality items, Thursday at 11pm on WBTV.

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