Police Found Suspect in Donation Jar Theft in Clinton

Clinton police said they found the man they believe stole a donation jar at a Shell Gas station.

The theft at the gas station on High Street was reported at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, police said.

The man is seen taking a donation jar from the cashier counter when the clerk turns around and walks away for a brief moment, surveillance video purports. Then he hides the jar under is jacket and walks out of the gas station, police said.

The owner of the Shell Gas station is Syrian and police said the jar was collecting money for various human right efforts for victims of the war in Syria.

Police said publicizing the photos helped them identify a suspect and they have applied for an arrest warrant. 

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