MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (WTXF) - Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man they say stole two large teddy bears from a Toys for Tots collection bin in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.
The incident took place around 1 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 30.
Surveillance footage shows the suspect taking the bears from the donation area at Prospector's Steakhouse and Saloon on Route 38.
From ‘People Will Steal Anything’file, add new category. ‘People Will Steal Anything From Anyone’— Steve Keeley (@KeeleyFox29) December 5, 2018
Man steals TWO large Teddy Bears donated in Toys for Tots iboxes@Prospector’s Rt 38&Ark Road In Mt Laurel Friday 1AM. They’re so big that he had to go back&get 2nd @FOX29philly pic.twitter.com/V1qMBsmcxj
Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve that distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for the holidays.
Police describe the suspect as a a black man in his mid- to late-30s with dreadlocks.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Mount Laurel Township Police at 856-234-8300.