Charleston police looking for thief who stole money from donation cup
WEST ASHLEY SC (WCSC) - Police are looking for a man who stole money from a donation cup at a gas station in West Ashley.
The Charleston Police Department says the incident happened on Nov. 26 when police responded to a theft at the Circle K on 1811 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.
A store employee said the suspect approached the counter and asked to purchase a pack of cigarettes.
According to a police report, when the clerk went to retrieve a carton of cigarettes, the suspect took the muscular dystrophy donation cup which had $10 in it.
Police say the suspect then concealed the cup and money inside his jacket, bought cigarettes and asked if he could use the store phone to make a phone call.
CPD officials say the suspect then called an individual and said he was "on the way to Dogwood Road to meet up."
The suspect then left the store at 1:34 a.m. and left in a red two door vehicle in the parking lot. The vehicle was seen turning left on Sam Rittenberg Boulevard towards Savannah Highway.
Police describe the suspect as a black male, 5'11", 200 pounds, clean shaven, no visible marks or tattoos, between 35 and 50-years-old, and wearing a white undershirt with a black top, a black beanie on top of his head, a large padded jacket, black shoes and black jeans.
If you have any information you are asked to call police or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.
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