Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies
are on the hunt for a man they say stole an estimated $400 from a McDonald’s
charity collection box.
The crime in question unfolded around 12:39 a.m. Aug. 15 when deputies say a man swiped the collection box outside the 7350 Waters Ave. restaurant’s drive-through window. The box had an estimated $400 in donations inside.
Deputies have released surveillance video of the incident and are hoping someone recognizes the man they’d like to talk to about the theft.
The suspect is described as a white male between the age of 22 and 29. He’s about 6 feet tall and weighs about 190 pounds. The man has a medium complexion, medium build, short black hair and a brown goatee. He was last seen wearing a pink T-shirt, blue shorts and brown flip-flops.
Just call the sheriff’s office at 813-247-8200 with your tip. You can also contact Crime Stoppers to be eligible for a cash reward. Submit tips there by calling 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), going online to www.crimestopperstb.com or texting "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).