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Volusia deputies search for man wanted in donation jar theft

Incident happened just after midnight on Oct. 8

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – Deputies with the Volusia County Sheriff's Office are looking for the man accused of stealing a charity donation jar.

The incident happened at the 7-Eleven on Flomich Street in Daytona Beach just after midnight Tuesday.

Investigators shared his photo on social media in hopes someone recognizes him.

Anyone Know This Suspect From DB Theft?

Know This Suspect? He's Wanted for Stealing Charity Donations from a 7-Eleven Counter The Volusia Sheriff's Office needs the public's help to identify this suspect -- he's wanted for stealing a plastic jar filled with donations for charity at 7Eleven, 1200 Flomich St., Daytona Beach. A jar containing about $25 in donations disappeared from the counter between 11 p.m. Oct. 7 and just after midnight Oct. 8. The store manager said her employees noticed the jar was missing when they went to add change to it. The donation jar benefits The Breast Cancer Foundation and Feeding America. Upon viewing surveillance video, the manager saw this man make a purchase and then when an employee walked away from the cash register, the male took the jar and left the store by unknown means. The suspect is a white or Hispanic male wearing a black T-shirt and long black shorts. He is about 5’10” tall weighing 160 pounds and bald with no facial hair. Anyone who knows this suspect is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office District 3 headquarters at (386) 323-0151 regarding case #19-21635. Or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida at 1-888-277-8477 (TIPS) or via the P3 Tips mobile app. You may be eligible for a cash reward.

Posted by Volusia Sheriff's Office on Monday, October 14, 2019

The Sheriff's Office said the donation jar was for the Breast Cancer Foundation and Feeding America.

The manager told investigators surveillance footage shows the man making a purchase and when the employee walks away from the register the man takes the jar and leaves the store.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 386-323-0151.

This is a developing story. We will update this story as more information becomes available.


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